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how to monitor a windows service using snmp and send email?

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I have successfully setup HP event notifier to email me when there are hardware faults and when certain processes start and stop.

How can I monitor a service, i.e, when it stops something should send me an email.

I understand HP agents cannot monitor and report on a service.

please advise. thanks
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Another way to do it would be to create an email based on an event, but I guess it'll work on 2008 only

http://portal.sivarajan.com/2010/04/generate-email-alert-to-event-attach.html
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thanks all but looking for a software i can install on the server, dont want to get into scripting. sorry people
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i found this as well:

http://www.netwrix.com/windows_services_monitoring_freeware.html

I guess powershell would give me the most flexibility at a granular level, i.e. who logged in
at what time and what service the stopped or what folder they deleted etc etc

would I be right in also saying that powershell is the best scripting language for windows server?
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You need to use WMI Event Notification to monitor the service status and then use smtp vb code to send emails. Look at the examples provided above.

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Netwrix is a good option for monitoring all windows monitoring you can also go for similar option like Event Sentry , Event Log analyzer

check them out from here

http://www.eventloganalyzer.org/

http://www.eventsentry.com/

http://www.manageengine.com/products/eventlog/
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Thank you for the grade. Good luck.
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