Knowledge Base/Using Tier 3/Network

Monitors that are supported

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posted this on February 28, 2012 14:33

Here is the current list of supported types of monitoring on our system:

PING
The Packet INternet Groper Monitor tests the availability of a specific computer or device on the Internet.

CPU Usage
The CPU Usage Monitor measures processor load and returns the percentage of used CPU capacity for any Windows® system.

Disk Space

The Disk Space monitor tests the total amount of storage available on the server.

Drive Space
The Drive Space Monitor connects to a local or remote computer running Microsoft® Windows® to test the amount of available drive space on a specified share.

Memory Usage
The Memory Usage Monitor connects to a local or remote computer running Microsoft® Windows® to verify the amount of physical memory available.

 

 

Upon request, we also offer support for the following monitors:

Active Directory
The Active Directory Monitor connects to a Microsoft® Active Directory Service and verifies its ability to accept a connection, as well as its level of responsiveness.

ADO - User Experience (SQL Query)
The ADO - User Experience (SQL Query) Monitor connects to aSQL Server or supported data source, performs a query, retrieves data and analyzes results for correctness.

ADO (SQL Connect)
The ADO (SQL Connect) Monitor tests the ability to log in to aSQL Server or supported data source.

Bandwidth Usage
The Bandwidth Usage Monitor measures the amount of inbound and outbound traffic traveling across your network.

Network Speed
The Network Speed Monitor tests the speed of a transaction between ipMonitor and another point on a network.

Directory
The Directory Monitor tests the structure and content of a directory at regular intervals to detect changes outside defined boundaries.

DNS - User Experience
The DNS - User Experience Monitor tests the ability of a Primary and/or Secondary DNS server to respond to a record query, as well as its level of responsiveness.

DNS over TCP
The DNS over TCP Monitor uses the Transmission Control Protocol to test a DNS Server’s ability to respond to a record query, as well as its level of responsiveness.

DNS over UDP
The DNS over UDP Monitor uses the Universal Datagram Protocol to test a DNS Server’s ability to respond to a record query, as well as its level of responsiveness.

Event Log
The Event Log Monitor locates information within Error, Warning, Information, Success Audit and Failure Audit events that are recorded in the Windows® event logs.

Round-Trip Email Wizard
The Exchange Round-Trip Email Wizard is designed to help you configure a POP3 - User Experience, IMAP4 - User Experience orMAPI - User Experience Monitor with the least amount of initial input. The resulting Monitor will then test the mail server’s ability to receive and distribute email, as well as users’ ability to log in and manage their email.

Exchange Server
The Exchange Server Monitor opens a connection to the specified Exchange server and tests the performance of its subsystems to determine the s

File Property
The File Property Monitor tests a file at regular intervals to detect changes outside defined boundaries.

File Watching
The File Watching Monitor is ideal for locating various types of information recorded in application or server log files, such as errors, events and notices.

Finger
The Finger Monitor provides an interface to test a Remote User Information Program (RUIP) host for availability, as well as its level of responsiveness.

FTP - User Experience
The FTP - User Experience Monitor tests a FTP server’s ability to accept incoming sessions, process user logons and then transmit the requested file.

FTP
The bandwidth light FTP Monitor tests an FTP server’s ability to accept incoming sessions, as well as its level of responsiveness.

HTML/ASP
The HTML/ASP Monitor tests a web server’s ability to accept incoming sessions, generate a web page server-side, and then transmit the requested web page to ipMonitor.

HTTP - User Experience
The HTTP - User Experience Monitor tests a web server’s ability to accept incoming sessions and transmit a requested resource, such as a web page, or the results of a CGI script.

HTTP
The lightweight HTTP Monitor tests a web server’s ability to accept incoming sessions and conduct a transaction.

HTTPS
The HTTPS Monitor tests a web server’s ability to accept incoming sessions over a secure channel, generate a web page server-side, and then transmit the page to ipMonitor.

IMAP4 - User Experience
The IMAP4 - User Experience Monitor tests a SMTP server’s ability to receive and distribute email, as well as users’ ability to log in from an IMAP4-enabled client and manage their email.

IMAP4
The bandwidth light IMAP4 Monitor connects to an IMAP4 server and waits for the server to respond with a standard “Service Ready for a new user” (code 220) message.

Kerberos 5
The Kerberos 5 Monitor sends a ticket request to the Kerberos Authentication Service and measures the roundtrip time to determine Service responsiveness.

LDAP
The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Monitor can be used to access standalone LDAP directory Services or directory Services that have an X.500 backend.

Link – User Experience
The Link – User Experience Monitor tests any links (HREFs) it locates within a specified web page to ensure the links can be successfully accessed by visitors.

MAPI - User Experience
The MAPI - User Experience Monitor test a SMTP server’s ability to receive and distribute email, as well as users’ ability to log in from a MAPI-enabled client and retrieve their email.

NTP
The NTP Monitor opens a connection to a Network Time Protocol Service and tests its availability, as well as its level of responsiveness.

POP3 - User Experience
The POP3 - User Experience Monitor tests a SMTP server’s ability to receive and distribute email, as well as users’ ability to log in from a POP3-enabled client and retrieve their email.

POP3
The bandwidth light POP3 Monitor connects to a POP3 server and waits for the server to respond with a standard “Service Ready for a new user” (code 220) message.

Service
The Service Monitor connects to a local or remote computer running Microsoft® Windows® to test whether a specified Service is started (running).

SMTP
The Simple Mail Transfer Protocol Monitor tests a SMTP mail server’s ability to accept incoming sessions, as well as its level of responsiveness.

Custom SNMP (Wizard)
The Custom SNMP Monitor Wizard is designed to help you configure a Custom SNMP Monitor with the least amount of initial input. The Custom SNMP Monitor retrieves and analyzes data from SNMP-enabled network devices, services and applications.

Custom SNMP
The Custom SNMP Monitor retrieves and analyzes data fromSNMP-enabled network devices, services and applications.

SNMP
The lightweight SNMP Monitor tests an SNMP agent’s ability to respond to an information request, as well as its level of responsiveness.

SNMP Trap
The SNMP Trap Monitor does not poll resources on timed intervals. Instead, it listens for incoming SNMP Traps and performs tests on the data it receives.

SQL Server
The SQL Server Monitor opens a connection to the specified SQLserver and tests the performance of its subsystems to determine the server’s overall health.

Telnet
The Telnet or Simple TCP Port Availability Monitor tests the ability of a TCP/IP-based Service to accept incoming sessions, as well as its level of responsiveness.