Thousands of resources for .NET have surfaced since its introduction in early 2002, but very few of these are geared toward systems management. This frequently results in systems management being left to <gasp> the developers. This section covers what is out there, and how to find it.
You can find the most solid and up-to-date information directly at the source, the .NET SDK. MSDN publishes thousands of pages of SDK documentation online. I’ll direct you to the 1% that deals with management. First I’ll throw out the URL to get you to the root of this thing:
This will take you to a node in the tree view entitled .NET Framework. This is the root of the documentation included with the .NET SDK download. The following lists, in order of importance, the most notable sections covering systems management.
Covers top to bottom everything that can appear in a configuration settings file.
Description and usage examples for each tool included with the framework. Some of the tools pertain more to development.
The title is self-explanatory. Very in-depth information regarding configuration.
Describes each .NET Framework performance counter.
If your organization ...