This topic describes the management functions the SharePoint plugin performs for SharePoint components.

The SharePoint plugin uses the SharePointServerDetector auto-discovery class.

The plugin searches the Windows Registry to discover SharePoint.

The SharePoint plugin performs measurement with the SharePointServerMeasurement class. Most metrics are obtained from Windows performance counters. Metrics for the WindowsService resource type are obtained using SIGAR.

The SharePoint plugin uses the org.hyperic.hq.product.Win32ControlPlugin support class to provide the following control actions for the

WindowsService

service types:

start

stop

restart