Viewing the Status of System Services

To view the status of Plesk-managed services:

  • Click Tools & Utilities > Services Management. A list of Plesk services will show. From that screen you can manage services and view their status.

    Or

  • Click Extensions > Watchdog. A list of Plesk services will show. From that screen you can view service statuses and manage monitoring preferences.

    The following information is displayed:

    An icon in the S (status) column shows whether a service is currently monitored by Watchdog and it indicates the status of a service returned by the last poll:

    - the service is not currently monitored.

    - you started monitoring but the service has not yet been polled for its status.

    - the service is monitored and Watchdog reports that the service is running.

    - the service is monitored and Watchdog reports that the service is down.

    service monitoring timeout - the service is no longer monitored by Watchdog because this service was unstable.

    An icon in the M (Monitoring) column shows whether you set Watchdog to monitor the service and it also indicates whether the service was installed on the server and properly configured:

    - the service is not installed or is not configured.

    - you did not set Watchdog to monitor the service.

    - you set Watchdog to monitor the service.