You use monitor service on a site server to perform agentless monitoring. By default, monitor service is installed on the Notification Server computer. Because monitoring can be resource-intensive, you can distribute the monitoring load to other site servers to reduce the load on Notification Server. You can set up as many monitoring site servers as needed.
To install the monitor service on a remote site server, the server must be running one of the following operating systems:
The Potential Monitor Servers filter automatically determines possible site servers. The Potential Monitor Servers filter is available on the Management menu, under Filters. Your agentless monitor policies do not require any special configuration to work with a monitor service on one or more site servers.
Monitor service requires that the following be installed on the site server:
Table: Process for setting up a remote monitoring site server