Articles Monitoring Windows Server

Part IV — RabbitMQ Monitoring Guide on Windows Server: Using Prometheus, Grafana

RabbitMQ is message queuing software that plays a significant role in distributed systems. You can access the article where I explain the RabbitMQ installation from here. You can use tools like Prometheus, Grafana, and WMI Exporter to monitor and analyze the performance of RabbitMQ servers in a Windows Server environment. Here is a step-by-step guide:

Step 1: Enabling the Built-in Plugin for RabbitMQ with Prometheus Support ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯

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Part III — Monitoring Process for IIS Servers on Windows Server

Monitoring IIS Servers on Windows Server Using Prometheus, Grafana, and WMI Exporter: Step-by-Step Guide

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Part II — Monitoring MSSQL on Windows Server: A Guide to Maximizing Database Performance

Continuing our guide, we will explore the process of setting up monitoring for Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL) in your Windows Server environment. Monitoring your MSSQL instance is crucial for maintaining database performance, identifying bottlenecks, and ensuring optimal operations.

Here’s how to perform this comprehensive monitoring:


  1. Enable SQL Server Agent: Activate the SQL Server Agent for interaction with external collectors such as Prometheus.
  2. Install Prometheus Windows Exporter: Download and install the Prometheus Windows Exporter from GitHub.
  3. Set Up Prometheus Scraper/Database: Install Prometheus on your monitoring server/computer and configure the scraper.
  4. Access Prometheus Server and Add Targets: Access the Prometheus server through a browser and add a new target.
  5. Query SQL Server Processes: Execute the necessary query to query SQL Server processes.
  6. Install Grafana and Connect to Prometheus: Install Grafana, connect it to the Prometheus server, and visualize the data.

In our previous article, you can find information on how to perform monitoring on a Windows server. ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯

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Set Up Your Own Monitoring System with Windows Server!

Let’s start by outlining the general steps for setting up a monitoring system using Prometheus, Grafana, and WMI Exporter on Windows Server. Keep in mind that technologies and versions may change over time, so it’s important to refer to the most up-to-date documentation and resources.

  1. Define Requirements:
  • Determine which version of Windows Server you will use.
  • Download the latest versions of Prometheus and Grafana.
  • Download the WMI Exporter.

2.Prometheus Installation: ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯

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Running Prometheus as a Service Using NSSM on Windows Server

In this guide, we will walk you through the process of running Prometheus as a service on Windows Server using NSSM (Non-Sucking Service Manager). Running Prometheus as a service allows you to automatically start and run it in the background smoothly. Here are the details on how to do it:

1.Preparing Prometheus ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯