Xitogent on Windows

If you have servers that run Windows Server operating system, you can register them to Xitoring to be monitored. registering a Windows server is as easy as possible, there is no need for manual and complicated actions, Just like Linux you just need one command in your PowerShell.

Installation

You can easily install Xitogent using one command in your PowerShell. Xitogent is successfully tested on the following version of the Windows Server:

  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2022

Register your Server

Using your PowerShell and our one-command installation method, you can register your Windows Server machine in a matter of seconds. In the OS section choose Windows as your preferred OS,

  • Navigate to the Servers from the side menu in the Xitoring panel.
  • Click on the Add Server button at the top right of the page.
  • In the OS section choose Windows as your preferred OS.

Now you just need to select your version of the PowerShell, you can find your PowerShell executing the following command in your PowerShell:

get-host

After finding your PowerShell version you need to select it in the Add Server window to get the correct command for your OS.

add multiple servers window

By clicking on the command box just copy the command and paste it into your Server's PowerShell.

TIP

Make sure to run PowerShell as an administrator because Xitogent needs to be run with elevated access to smoothly function.

It will download the Xitogent Installer which will setup the environment and install Xitogent automatically.

Debugging

There are many ways to investigate problems or even gather data about Xitogent's normal operation, First of all, you can find the config file of the Xitogent which will store some data such as:

  • Your unique ID UID
  • Your password, is used to authenticate your server to your selected node.
  • The URL of the node to which your server is sending statistics to
  • The location of your log file

You can find the config file in the following path:

 C:\ProgramData\Xitogent\xitogent.ini

You can find the Logfile in the following path:

C:\ProgramData\Xitogent\xitogent.log
Last Updated: 7/21/2022, 3:44:39 PM