Monitor Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Describe the problems that may arise in a WSS environment, how to avoid these problems, and how to monitor your servers and track usage and diagnostics, using SharePoint’s various performance monitoring and logging tools, such as the Performance Console, Microsoft Operations Manager, SharePoint Central Administration, and the Event Viewer.

Target Audience

The audience for this path are administrators of Windows SharePoint Services and technologies (and the web applications built on WSS), and other technical professionals who wish to certify in or deploy Office SharePoint Services 3.0.


A minimum of one-year of hands-on experience with Office SharePoint Technologies; proficiency in administering and configuring Internet Information Server (IIS), administering and configuring SQL Server 2000 or 2005 for Office SharePoint Technologies; a general understanding of Windows Server 2003 Active Directory administration, network infrastructure services, Internet Security, and Acceleration (ISA) Server, data back-up and restoration, network load balancing for applications, clustering, and ASP.NET 2.0 as it relates to Office SharePoint Services and technologies.

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Monitor Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

  • set up real-time monitoring in the System Monitor.
  • identify the uses of Microsoft Operations Manager.
  • use the Performance Console to set up real-time monitoring.
  • recognize troubleshooting methods and recommendations in WSS.
  • configure usage analysis and diagnostic logging settings.
  • configure diagnostic logging.