Monitoring and Administering a Notification Services Instance

Once you have deployed your Notification Services instance, it's important to constantly monitor it to ensure that it is running without problems and performing as expected. Notification Services provides monitoring information through the following means:

  • The Windows Application Event Log

  • Performance monitor objects

  • A set of reporting stored procedures in the instance and application databases

The following sections describe how to use these to monitor your instance.

The Windows Application Event Log

The Windows Application Event Log is generally the place to start when checking the behavior of the system. Notification Services writes various types of log entries, including verbose, ...

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