Provision Usage and Health Data Collection Services

Monitoring SharePoint is one of the most important tasks of a SharePoint administrator. If the system is experiencing problems, it will lead to a poor end-user experience. Microsoft has made many investments in SharePoint 2010, and its focus on the Usage and Health Data Collection Services (or simply, Usage and Health Services) does not disappoint.

In Chapter 11, we examined the cmdlets necessary to provision the Service Application and noted that there is no mechanism for creating the Service Application Proxy; however, there are still steps that must be performed for the Service Application Proxy to be ready for use. In the following sections, we will review the Service Application creation ...

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