Today’s Free Tool of the Day, NetWrix Service Monitor, monitors critical Windows services and optionally restarts them after failure. Windows services, such as MS Exchange, often fail to start or stop suddenly, and server administrators have to keep constant track of such such situations to prevent costly system outages and user productivity losses. The NetWrix tool, however, monitors all automatic startup services on multiple servers at a time and sends e-mail alerts when one or more services stops unexpectedly. The optional automatic restart feature ensures that all monitored services are up and running without downtime.
Has a Windows Service ever suddenly failed on you? If so, what were the effects?