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UC Monitor is a free monitoring and alerting solution for Skype for Business (Lync) Unified Communications solutions. The key goal is to make monitoring easy; on startup UC Monitor reads the Skype for Business topology, and automatically starts monitoring key system health indicators such as certificate validity, event log and services. UC Monitor is also capable of monitoring SNMP devices such Sonus SBC1000/2000 Session Border Controllers.

Currently the product is in beta and we’ll be enhancing and adding new monitors. If you have any ideas we look forward to your feedback.

Key Features

  • Reads the Skype for Business Topology to automate monitor discovery
  • Monitor Topology replication
  • Monitor Windows Services by name or wildcard
  • Monitor Windows Event log and filter by include/exclude lists
  • Automatically monitor certificates assigned to Skype for Business roles or manually add certificates by thumbprint
  • Monitor CPU
  • Monitor SNMP traps and filter by include/exclude lists – tested on Sonus SBC1k2k
  • Monitor ICMP Ping
  • Monitor ICMP Response Time
  • Runs as a Windows Service or in Console mode
  • Email alerts

Planned Features

  • Active Alarms view
  • New monitors:
    • RAM
    • Disk Space
    • Lync/SfB backup
  • SfB Synthetic Transactions
  • Also taking feature requests 🙂

Application Window

Email Alert – Event Log

Email Alert – CsReplication Resolved

Email Alert – Sonus Trap


  • Windows 7+ (x64), Windows Server 2008R2+ (x64)
  • Supported for Lync 2013 or Skype for Business 2015
  • Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5
  • Lync/SfB Administrative Tools
  • Firewall ports configured on remote servers
  • Run as administrator to ensure all features work as expected

Learn more about the requirements on our Knowledge Base here.

To learn how to use install and use UC Monitor please see our Knowledge Base page here.

Download UC Monitor from our shop here.

P.s if you haden’t already noticed, UC Monitor is absolutely free!