Monitoring Microsoft File Servers

eG Enterprise provides out-of-the-box a specialized Microsoft File server model (see Figure 3) that periodically runs diagnostic tests on the file server to ensure that it performs to peak capacity at all times.

Figure 3 : Layer model of a Microsoft File server

The sections to come discuss the top 3 layers of Figure 3, since the remaining layers have already been discussed in the Unix and Windows Servers Monitoring Model.