9.0 Using NetIQ iMonitor

NetIQ iMonitor provides cross-platform monitoring and diagnostic capability to all servers in your eDirectory tree. This utility lets you monitor your servers from any location on your network where a Web browser is available.

iMonitor lets you look at the eDirectory environment in depth on a partition, replica, or server basis. You can also examine what tasks are taking place, when they are happening, what their results are, and how long they are taking.

iMonitor provides a Web-based alternative or replacement for many of the NetIQ traditional server-based eDirectory tools such as DSBrowse, DSTrace, DSDiag, and the diagnostic features available in DSRepair. Because of this, iMonitor’s features are primarily server focused, meaning that they focus on the health of individual eDirectory agents (running instances of the directory service) rather than the entire eDirectory tree.

iMonitor provides the following features:

The information you can view in iMonitor is based the following factors:

The information you view in iMonitor immediately shows what is happening on your server.

This chapter gives information on the following topics: