Monitors services on your Windows system.


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

The icon for this application is labeled Services and appears in the main application container window. When you double-click this icon, NT_SERVICES instances appear for each monitored service. All services are monitored by default.

This application creates service instances when new services are installed on the SCM and destroys instances when an existing service is removed from the SCM.


The following information is displayed on the NT_SERVICES_CONTAINER 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

Attributes (parameters)

The following attributes are available for this monitor type:

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