Group Policy Client Service Health Monitor

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

Operational States

Name State Description
Group Policy Client service not running Error Monitors the health of the Windows Service: Group Policy Client
Group Policy Client service running Success Monitors the health of the Windows Service: Group Policy Client

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
Group Policy Client service not running (Error) Group Policy Client Service Not Running High Critical Yes

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

Monitors that the Group Policy Client service is running on this domain controller. This service is responsible for applying settings configured by administrators for the computer and users through the Group Policy component.

If the service is stopped, the settings will not be applied and applications and components will not be manageable through Group Policy. And components or applications that depend on the Group Policy component might not be functional if the service is stopped.

Causes
This unit monitor does not contain any causes.
Resolutions

Verify that the Group Policy Client service is set to automatic start and is running.

Check the Application and System event logs to ensure that there are no systemic problems with the server.

External References
This monitor does not contain any external references.

See Also for Active Directory (AD) Monitoring Management Pack


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