KDC Service Health Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.Server.2008.AD.EssentialService.KDC.ServiceCheck
  • Description:  Monitors the health of the Windows Service: KDC
  • Target:  KDC for Windows 2008
  • Enabled:  On Essential Monitoring

Operational States

Name State Description
KDC Service not running Error Monitors the health of the Windows Service: KDC
KDC Service running Success Monitors the health of the Windows Service: KDC

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Alert only if service startup type is automatic   This may only be set to 'true' or 'false'. If set to 'false', then alerts will be triggered no matter what the startup type is set to. Default is 'true'.

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
KDC Service not running (Error) KDC Service Not Running High Critical Yes

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

Monitors that the Kerberos Key Distribution Center service is running on this domain controller. This service enables users to log on to the network using the Kerberos authentication protocol.

If the service is stopped, users will be unable to log on to the network.

Causes
This unit monitor does not contain any causes.
Resolutions

Verify that the Kerberos Key Distribution Center service is set to automatic start and is running.

External References
This monitor does not contain any external references.

See Also for Active Directory (AD) Monitoring Management Pack


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