The ArcGIS Monitor 10.7 public release is planned in March 2019.
Q: Where can I preview the tools and features of ArcGIS Monitor 10.7?
Q: How is ArcGIS Monitor licensed?
A: ArcGIS Monitor is licensed based on cores of ArcGIS Server being monitored.
Q: How much will ArcGIS Monitor cost?
A: Please connect with your Esri Account Manager to discuss your specific requirements.
Q: Can I purchase ArcGIS Monitor if I am an international customer?
A: Please connect with your local Distributor to discuss licensing and pricing options.
counter types included with ArcGIS
Installation and configuration
Q: Where does ArcGIS Monitor get installed?
Q: What operating systems are supported for installing ArcGIS Monitor?
A: Refer to System Requirements.
Q: What are the hardware requirements for ArcGIS Monitor?
Q: What databases are supported for the ArcGIS Monitor data repository?
A: Refer to System Requirements.
Q: Can I install ArcGIS Monitor on a Virtual Machine?
A: Yes, provided that the operating system for the VM and the host of the VM are both a supported operating system.
A: No. ArcGIS Monitor remotely connects to the target machine to gather information.
Q: Can I install ArcGIS Monitor 10.7 on the same machine where I have ArcGIS Monitor 10.6 running?
A: You can upgrade to ArcGIS Monitor 10.7 from 10.6 or 10.6.1. Only one version of ArcGIS Monitor should be running at a time.
Q: Can I upgrade System Monitor 3.x to ArcGIS Monitor 10.6.x or 10.7?
A: Refer to the How to: Upgrade from System Monitor to ArcGIS Monitor article.
Q: Can I upgrade System Monitor 2.x or 1.x to ArcGIS Monitor?
A: No. You will need to uninstall System Monitor following that version documentation. Then do a fresh install of ArcGIS Monitor.
Q: After ArcGIS Monitor is installed, what is projected storage growth per month?
A: Raw data is continually aggregated and truncated when 14 days old. Only aggregate data (day, month, year) is stored after that. So, the size of the database will initially grow fast in the first 14 days and then stabilize. After you have 14 days of data, growth of 1 GB per month is typical.
Q: What languages are supported for installing ArcGIS Monitor?
A: Internationalization support was added in the 10.6.1 release for date, time, and number formats to improve the usability for international environments. Unicode support was added for the installation, configuration, and data viewing of non-English usernames, passwords, labels, and input text.
Q: What does ArcGIS Monitor do?
A: ArcGIS Monitor collects data and information on the status, usage, availability, and resource utilization in your Enterprise GIS. It also provides alerts, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), email notifications, performance statistics, and reports for monitored systems and sites. ArcGIS Monitor provides value to administrators in detecting issues and providing quantifiable operational metrics and usage trends over time. For managers, ArcGIS Monitor reduces administration costs
and increases communication among GIS and IT staff, as well as senior management.
Q: What’s new in ArcGIS Monitor 10.7 product that was not in 10.6.x?
A: New counter metrics in ArcGIS Monitor include:
- Log-CRITICAL, Log-SEVERE, and Log-WARNING for ArcGIS Server.
- Log-SEVERE, and Log-WARNING for Portal.
- DB Instance Class, Engine, and DB Status for Amazon counter when Amazon Relational. Database Service (RDS) is used.
- Reboot for the System counter to detect when a machine is rebooting.
Other new features include:
- Silent install option at command line.
- Expanded status page with dashboard of counters grouped by counter type.
- Root Cause Analysis (RCA) page that identifies candidates of the root cause (sources) and the downstream impacts of the alert conditions.
- API to provide access to Collections, Alert, and Availability data in JSON format.
- New reports for Portal and ArcGIS Server including Log Severe, Log Warning, unused services, and Throughput (Tr/Sec) of services.
- New reports for the GeoEvent, License Manager, Usage, and Windows Events extensions.
Q: What counter types are included with ArcGIS Monitor?
A: Refer to counters in ArcGIS Monitor.
Q: Can I use other counter types with ArcGIS Monitor?
- Portal Index
- Python Extension Example
Q: What types of Systems can I remotely monitor with ArcGIS Monitor?
A: Windows operating system versions as follows: 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 7, 8.x, 10.
Linux operating system monitoring
Q: What databases can I remotely monitor with ArcGIS Monitor via ODBC connection?
Q: What versions of ArcGIS Server and Portal can be remotely monitored?
A: 10.2 or higher release.
Q: How does ArcGIS Monitor handle Web Tier Authentication with Windows user/role store?
A: In ArcGIS Monitor 10.6.1 and 10.7, you can conveniently use credentials of the Windows administrative users in the ArcGIS Server built-in store or Active Directory to authenticate for ArcGIS, Portal, and Http in both federated and non-federated environments. Secured ArcGIS Server services requiring a token can also use Windows authentication if the Windows user that is running the ArcGIS Monitor Service has authorization to access the target site or service.
Q: What reports can I get from ArcGIS Monitor?
A: The following report categories are available with ArcGIS Monitor.
After a counter type is added for monitoring, the appropriate category report will become populated. In addition, Excel reports and statistical summary reports for ArcGIS Server, Portal, and GeoEvent are available for a specified time range. Note that some counters require an extension to be downloaded and configured from the