Windows Service (NT_SERVICES)

Creates instances when new services are installed on the SCM, and destroys instances when an existing service is removed from the SCM.


The Windows Service monitor type in BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management is referred as the NT_SERVICES application class in BMC PATROL.


The following information is displayed on the NT_SERVICES 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

Display Name

the name displayed for the service

Service Name

name of the service


lists the startup type of the service:

  • automatic
  • manual
  • disabled

Log On As

the user or system account the service used to log on

Depend on Group

lists the service group on which this service depends; that is, at least one of the services in the group must start before this service can be started

Depend on Services

list of the services that must start before this service, if any

Controls Accepted

indicates whether the stop, pause, continue, and shutdown notification commands will be accepted by this service

Image Path

the name of the executable that controls the service

Dependent Services

lists the services that depend on this service; that is, this service must be running before the dependent service can be started

Error Control

specifies the severity of the error if this service fails to start during startup and determines the action taken by the startup program if failure occurs

Instance Name

the name of the NT_SERVICES application instance

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:

Was this page helpful? Yes No Submitting... Thank you