Monitors communications over the NetBIOS transport between the NetBIOS interface and various applications. (NetBIOS is the native networking protocol in DOS and Windows networks.) To monitor network protocols, you must have the SNMP service installed.


The NETBIOS Protocols monitor type in BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management is referred as the NT_NETBIOS application class in BMC PATROL.


The following information is displayed on the NT_NETBIOS InfoBox:



Icon type

the type of icon selected (computer, application, container, parameter)


the current state of the object

Application class

name of the application class

Default user name

the default PATROL user name, if any

Worst parameter

the name of the application parameter that is having the most problems, if any
If more than one parameter is in a warning or an alarm state, the parameter with the most severe problems is shown

History retention

the length of time history is retained

NT KM version

the version of the PATROL KM for Windows OS currently in use

Attributes (parameters)

The following attributes are available for this monitor type:

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