Configuring Microsoft IIS monitoring
When you install the Monitoring Agent forMicrosoft Internet Information Services, the agent is automatically configured and starts with the default configuration settings.
Before you begin
The directions here are for the most current release of this agent. For information about how to check the version of an agent in your environment, see Agent version command. For detailed information about the agent version list and what's new for each version, see Change history.
Review hardware and software prerequisites. For the up-to-date system requirement information, see Software Product Compatibility Reports (SPCR) for Microsoft IIS agent.
Ensure that the user, who connects to the Microsoft Internet Information Server environment or application, has administrator privileges. Use an existing user with administrator privileges, or create a new user. Assign administrator privileges to the new user by adding the new user to the Administrators group.
Remember: To configure the Microsoft IIS agent, you can use a local or a domain user provided that the user has administrator privileges.
About this task
You can configure the agent when the agent is running or stopped. The agent remains in the same state after configuration. For example, if the agent is running, it remains in the running state after configuration.
The product version and the agent version often differ. The directions here are for the most current release of this agent.
To configure the agent, you can either use the IBM Performance Management window or the silent response file.
What to do next
After you configure the agent, you can change the user account from the local user to the domain user. For steps to change the user account, see Changing the user account.
- Configuring the agent on Windows systems You can configure the Microsoft IIS agent on Windows operating systems by using the IBM Performance Management window. After you update the configuration values, you must start the agent to save the updated values.
- Configuring the agent by using the silent response file When you install the Microsoft IIS agent, the agent is automatically configured and starts with the default configuration settings. Use the silent response file to modify the default configuration settings.
- Changing the user account After you configure the Microsoft IIS agent, you can change the user account from the local user to the domain user.