Audit Collection Services and Agentless Exception Monitoring
Yes, the title of this chapter is rather long. We are presenting two topics here that are new to Operations Manager, yet have been on people's radar for a while now. Audit Collection Services (ACS) has been through a couple of trial runs and is now being included as part of Operations Manager. Although many administrators were looking for it to become a stand-alone product, it makes sense that it will be rolled into Microsoft's monitoring solution, since one of Operations Manager's functions is to parse log files.
You probably know one of the primary components of Agentless Exception Monitoring by a different name: Dr. Watson. Yes, that service that runs whenever an application ...