MS Exchange 2013 Unified Dashboard

The MS Exchange Server 2013 Unified Dashboard provides pre-defined list views with information about your Microsoft Exchange server 2013, such as processor, memory performance, transport queues, domain controllers, .Net framework, and network counters.
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The MS Exchange Server 2013 Unified Dashboard provides pre-defined list views with information about your Microsoft Exchange server 2013, such as processor, memory performance, transport queues, domain controllers, .Net framework, and network counters.
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If your Unified Dashboard is not populating with data, make sure all required data sources for the Unified Dashboard are enabled. The required probe must be deployed and must be configured so that required QoS metrics and subkeys or targets are activated. For more information, see the help topic on required data sources for the Unified Dashboard.
MS Exchange 2013 Required Data Sources
The MS Exchange 2013 Unified Dashboard requires these probes:
  • exchange_monitor
  • exchange_monitor_backend
  • perfmon
  • processes
  • ntevl
This table lists the QoS metrics and subkeys or targets that must be activated to populate data in the MS Exchange 2013 dashboard.
QoS Required
Subkey/Target
QOS_EXCHANGE_MEMORY_POOL_PAGED_BYTES
Pool Paged Bytes
QOS_EXCHANGE_MEMORY_CACHE_BYTES
Cache Bytes
QOS_EXCHANGE_PROCESSOR_USER_TIME
User Time
QOS_EXCHANGE_PROCESSOR_PRIVILEGED_TIME
Privileged Time
QOS_EXCHANGE_PROCESSOR_PROCESSOR_QUEUE_LENGTH
Processor Queue Length
QOS_EXCHANGE_PROCESSOR_PROCESSOR_TIME_INSTANCE
Processor Time Instance (processes)
QOS_EXCHANGE_NETWORK_TCPV4_CONNECTIONS_ESTABLISHED
TCPv4 Connections Established
QOS_EXCHANGE_NETWORK_TCPV6_CONNECTION_FAILURES
TCPv6 Connection Failures
QOS_EXCHANGE_MSEXCHANGE_LDAP_SEARCHES_PER_SECOND
LDAP Searches Per Second(0)
QOS_EXCHANGE_MSEXCHANGE_LDAP_SEARCHES_TIMED_OUT_PER_MINUTE
LDAP Searches Timed Out Per Minute
QOS_EXCHANGE_MSEXCHANGE_LDAP_SEARCH_TIME_PROCESSES
LDAP Search Time Processes
QOS_EXCHANGE_MSEXCHANGE_LDAP_READ_TIME_PROCESSES
LDAP Read Time Processes
QOS_EXCHANGE_MEMORY_DOTNET - TIME_IN_GC
DOTNET Time in GC
QOS_EXCHANGE_MEMORY_DOTNET - EXCEPTION_THROWN_PER_SEC
DOTNET - Exception Thrown Per Sec
QOS_EXCHANGE_MEMORY_PRIVATE_BYTES
Private Bytes
QOS_EXCHANGE_MEMORY_VIRTUAL_BYTES
Virtual Bytes
QOS_EXCHANGE_MEMORY_DOTNET - BYTES_IN_ALL_HEAPS
DOTNET - Bytes In All Heaps
QOS_EXCHANGE_ANTI_MALWARE_ANTI-MALWARE_AGENT_MESSAGES_CONTAINING_MALWARE
Anti-Malware Agent Messages Containing Malware
QOS_EXCHANGE_ANTI_MALWARE_ANTI-MALWARE_AGENT_MESSAGES_SCANNED
Anti-Malware Agent Messages Scanned
QOS_EXCHANGE_TRANS_ROLE_OUTBOUND:_SUBMITTED_MAIL_ITEMS_PER_SECOND-2013
Submitted Mail Items Per Second
QOS_EXCHANGE_TRANS_ROLE_INBOUND:_LOCALDELIVERYCALLSPERSECOND-2013
Local Delivery Calls Per Second
QOS_EXCHANGE_TRANS_ROLE_MESSAGES_SUBMITTED_PER_SECOND_-_INFORMATION_STORE
Messages Submitted Per Second-Information Store
Anti-Malware Agent Messages Scanned
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Anti-Malware Agent Messages Scanned
Scan the messages sent to or received from a mailbox server in the past minute.
Anti-Malware Agent Messages Containing Malware
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Anti-Malware Agent Messages Scanned
Number of messages received containing malware. For example, a virus that is filtered in a minute.
Messages Submitted Per Second - Information Store
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Messages Submitted Per Second Information Store
Messages Submitted Per Second is the number of messages en-queued in the submission queue per second.
Local Delivery Calls Per Second
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Anti-Malware Agent Messages Scanned
Displays the number of local delivery attempts per second.
Submitted Mail Items Per Second
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Submitted Mail Items Per Second
Displays the number of mail items that have been submitted per second.
LDAP
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
Searches/Second
Number of LDAP search requests issued per second.
Searches Timed Out/Minute
Number of LDAP searches that returned LDAP_Timeout during the last minute.
0 to 2.99 = Green
3 to 6.99 = Yellow
7 to 9.99 = Orange
10 = Red
Memory Counters
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
Pool Paged Bytes
The portion of shared system memory that can be paged to the disk paging file.
Cache Bytes
Size, in bytes, of the file system cache.
Memory Private Bytes
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Memory Private Bytes
Shows the current number of bytes this process has allocated that can't be shared with other processes.
Memory Virtual Bytes
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Memory Virtual Bytes
Represents (in bytes) how much virtual address space the process is currently consuming.
Network Counters Exchange 2013
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
TCPv4 Connections Established
Number of TCP connections for which the state is either ESTABLISHED or CLOSE-WAIT. The number of TCP connections is constrained by the size of the nonpaged pool. When the nonpaged pool is depleted, no new connections can be established.
TCPv6 Connection Failures
Number of TCP connections for which the state is either ESTABLISHED or CLOSE-WAIT. The number of TCP connections is constrained by the size of the nonpaged pool. When the nonpaged pool is depleted, no new connections can be established.
Exchange 2013 Processor Counters
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
Processor User Time
Percentage of processor time spent in user mode. User mode is a restricted processing mode designed for applications, environment subsystems, and integral subsystems.
0 to 74.99 = Green
75 = Red
Processor Privileged Time
Percentage of processor time spent in privileged mode.Privileged mode is a processing mode designed for operating system components and hardware-manipulating drivers. It allows direct access to hardware and all memory.
0 to 74.99 = Green
75 = Red
Processor Queue Length
Number of threads each processor is servicing. Processor queue length can be used to identify whether processor contention or high CPU utilization is caused by the processor capacity being insufficient to handle the workload assigned to it.
Processor Queue Length shows the number of threads that are delayed in the Processor Ready Queue and are waiting to be scheduled for execution. The listed value is the last observed value at the time the measurement was taken.
0 to 2.99 = Green
3.00 to 4.99 = Orange
5.00 = Red
Processor Time Instance
Percentage of time that the processor is executing application or operating system processes.This is when the processor is not idle.
Search Time Processes
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Search Time
Time to send an LDAP search request and receive a response.
Read Time Processes
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Read Time
Time to send an LDAP read request to the specified domain controller and receive a response.
.NET Exceptions Thrown
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Exceptions/sec
Number of exceptions thrown per second. These include both .NET framework exceptions and unmanaged exceptions that are converted into .NET framework exceptions.
.NET time in GC
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Time
When garbage collection has occurred. When the counter exceeds the threshold, the CPU is cleaning up and is not being used efficiently for load. Adding memory to the server would improve this situation.
.NET Bytes in All Heaps
Column
Description
Host
Name of the host where the Exchange server is installed.
Process
Target that is being monitored.
Bytes
Memory allocated in bytes on the GC heaps.