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Need to use built-in windows features.  
what is a good alerting method for certain things like.  I need an email popped off to me

drive space left
cpu usage

things of this nature.
I would like to get an email when the threshold is met.  if you have a cheap solution in mind or free... please advise.
I need something reliable.

thank you
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Hi,

You can use Performance Monitor (built-in feature of MS) but unfortunately there isn't any option to send as mail alerts but the logs can be generated in event logs each time there is an alert. The procedure to set up can be found here https://www.microsoftpressstore.com/articles/article.aspx?p=2217266&seqNum=2

Hope this helps
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Spiceworks will meet this need.
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Most server manufacturers like HP etc include such tools with their servers, and you normally get them with their CD's or DVD's. But usually you also have to install the software on a management PC which collects all the data from the servers. You can then either monitor that PC, or set it up so that it sends emails or SMS when something drops below the specs you set.
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I suggest you use Splunk as it can notify you for various thresholds as well as it can support non-Windows devices also.
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Thanks for the update, jamesmetcalf74... I hope you found something that works for you.
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