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Monitor Everything with Monitis – And do it easily with PowerShell – Part 14 (Final)

Scheduling Custom Monitors with Monitis and PowerShell In last article, we talked about creating custom monitor updater commands that would run a script and upload the values to Monitis.  These custom updaters make it a snap to convert any PowerShell script to a Monitis monitor.  Simply plug the script in and start using it’s more… Read the full post

Monitor Everything with Monitis – And do it easily with PowerShell – Part 13

Monitoring out of Paper with Monitis (Printer Monitoring) Last time, we scratched the surface of what you can do with performance counters and Monitis.  Today, we’ll show you a fun performance counter to help automate your office, and also show you how you can use the Monitis module to make and updating custom monitors a… Read the full post

Monitor Everything with Monitis – And do it easily with PowerShell – Part 12

Monitoring Event Logs and Using Monitis Notifications The last several articles have talked a lot about custom monitors and about using WMI with PowerShell, but we’ve largely been doing the same scenario over and over again: -        Creating a custom monitor in monitis -        Querying WMI -        Updating the monitor with text So far, we… Read the full post

Monitor Everything with Monitis – And do it easily with PowerShell – Part 11

Monitoring Removable Disks on Many Computers with Monitis and PowerShell In the last articles, we talked about how to use Register-WMIEvent and with custom monitors to track when a user connects to a shared folder.   Today, we’ll use the same techniques to cover a very common systems administrator need:  Knowing when a USB drive has… Read the full post

Monitor Everything with Monitis – And do it easily with PowerShell – Part 10

Inventory Windows Installations with Monitis and PowerShell In the previous articles, we talked about how you can use WMI, PowerShell, and custom monitors to monitor a wealth of information with Monitis.  Today, we’ll revisit the subject, and show how you can monitor windows skus and serial numbers with the same general technique. Remember, to easily monitor anything… Read the full post

Monitor Everything with Monitis – And do it easily with PowerShell – Part 9

Monitoring Connections to Shared Folders with Monitis and Custom Monitors In the last couple of articles, we’ve talked about how to create and update custom monitors that use WMI to push information into Monitis.  So far, we’ve only used WMI to get the information, and then used that to update custom monitors in monitis.  Today,… Read the full post