This section explains how to configure a platform service of type "Windows Service" on a Windows platform. vRealize Hyperic can monitor a windows service. You configure a platform service of type "Windows Service" on a Windows platform. Windows Service Plugin FunctionThis topic explains the functions performed by the Windows service plugin. Configure the Windows ServiceThese steps will allow you to configure the "Windows Service" service. The "Windows Service" service type must be manually configured. Windows Service MetricsThis topic details the Windows Service metrics. Define Windows Service Monitoring DefaultsThis topic explains how to define monitoring defaults for a Windows service.