Is there a way to monitor a com port of a Windows server eg. the status of failed/successful connections?
Are you talking about COM ports? Or just TCP/IP ports for communication? If the latter, the Net_Connect Probe is what you want.
Local server COM ports
Nimsoft doesn't offer this in any of our probes, though I think you may be able to use the NTPerf probe to collect *some* of this type of information.
Other methods you could use (depending on how deep you need to go) are CLI utilities that offer this, I haven't personally used any but got a ton of hits when I googled it so you definitely have options, you'd just run these through the Logmon Probe using the CMD option.
If the above is going too far for what you're looking to capture, you can always use this free MS util:
Thanks for your suggestions Dustin, i'll look into it
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