Add / Edit an HTTP/S Task

Device Type: ServerView Platform Glossary Entry:  HTTP Task, HTTPS Task How to create devices and tasks How to Edit an HTTP Task Once you have created a device and are adding or editing an HTTP task, you will be prompted to adjust the following settings:  The Rowdata Button leads to a page with a visually friendly summary of the monitoring task, including key request information. Task Name: Provide a descriptive name for the task so that you would be able to identify the task later among a list of similar tasks.  For example, “www.example.com http full page load” Maximum Connection Timeout (in seconds): Enter the number of Read more

Add / Edit a Streaming Media Task

Device Type: ServerView Platform Glossary: Streaming Media Task How to create devices and tasks Identify the Media You Are Trying to Monitor This is frequently confused with the web page or media player location on your website.  The target of a streaming media task will not be the url of a player or webpage that contains the player, but the actual media file path that is used by a player to play the file. Once you have identified the location, check the media file type. What protocol does it use? (make sure to specify the protocol in the file path (such as rtmp:// or https://, Read more

Add / Edit HTTPS Task

Device Type: ServerView Platform Glossary: HTTPS Task How to create devices and tasks How to Edit an HTTPS Task Once you have created a device and are adding or editing an HTTPS task, you will be prompted to adjust the following settings:   The “Rowdata” button leads to a page summarizing the monitoring task in a visual format, including key request information. During the configuration of the task you will be prompted to adjust these basic settings: Task Name: Provide a descriptive name for the task so that you would be able to identify the task later among a list of similar tasks.  For example, “www.example.com https full page load” Maximum Read more

Clone a Device / Task

From the device manager, you can click on the actions button next to a device or task and click the clone button. Device Clone The page will refresh and a copy of the device will be appended to the list of devices with the word “copy” added to the end of the device name.  The clone will include all settings of the original device and will contain a copy of all tasks under the original device. Task Clone The page will refresh and an exact copy of the task will appear underneath the same device that the original task existed Read more

Add / Edit a Custom Collector Task

Device Type: MetricsView Glossary: MetricsView – Custom Collector How to create devices and tasks Related Articles   This task describes creating or editing a custom collector task.  If you are interested in adding a windows performance counter collector, check out the article on Editing a Windows Performance Collector Task. How to Edit a Custom Collector Task Once you have created a device and are adding or editing a Custom Collector task, you will be prompted to adjust the following settings: At the Device Manager page click the “Add Device” button and then select either “MetricsView Custom Collector” or “MetricsView Performance Counter” depending on which type of collector you just Read more

Add / Edit a Windows Performance Counter Task

Device Type: MetricsView Glossary: Windows Performance Collector How to create devices and tasks This task describes creating or editing a windows performance collector task.  If you are interested in adding a custom collector task, check out the article on Editing a Custom Collector Task. How to Edit a Windows Performance Collector Task Once you have created a device and are adding or editing a Windows Performance Collector task, you will be prompted to adjust the following settings: At the Device Manager page click the “Add Device” button and then select either “MetricsView Custom Collector” or “MetricsView Performance Counter” depending on which type of collector you just created. Once you Read more

Add / Edit a VoIP SIP Task

Device Type: ServerView Platform Glossary: SIP Task How to create devices and tasks How to Edit a VoIP SIP Task Once you have created a device and are adding or editing a SIP task, you will be prompted to adjust the following settings: Target SIP Server[:Port]  Domain address or an IP address of a PBX or VoIP Service provider. User name  This field contains your username (usually like “username@domain.com”) in a source domain. Maximum Connection Timeout (in seconds) Enter the number of seconds the task should wait for a response from the web page before aborting the task and returning an error.  If this is left blank the default Read more

Add / Edit a SOAP Task

  Device Type: ServerView Platform Glossary: SOAP Task How to create devices and tasks How to Edit a SOAP Task Once you have created a device and are adding or editing a SOAP task, you will be prompted to adjust the following settings: Task Name Provide a descriptive name for the task so that you would be able to identify the task later among a list of similar tasks.  For example, “www.example.com SOAP” Maximum Connection Timeout (in seconds) Enter the number of seconds the task should wait for a response from the web page before aborting the task and returning an error.  If this Read more

Add / Edit a TraceRoute Task

  Device Type: ServerView Platform Glossary: TraceRoute Task How to create devices and tasks How to Edit an TraceRoute Task Once you have created a device and are adding or editing an TraceRoute Task, you will be prompted to adjust the following settings: Task Name: Provide a descriptive name for the task so that you would be able to identify the task later among a list of similar tasks.  For example, “www.example.com Traceroute 15 minute”. Maximum Connection Timeout (in Milliseconds)  Enter the number of seconds the task should wait for a response from the web page before aborting the task and returning an error.  If this is left Read more

Add / Edit a Telnet Port Availability Task

Device Type: ServerView Platform Glossary: Telnet Port Availability Task How to create devices and tasks How to Edit an Telnet Port Availability Task Once you have created a device and are adding or editing an Telnet Port Availability task, you will be prompted to adjust the following settings:   Task Name: Provide a descriptive name for the task so that you would be able to identify the task later among a list of similar tasks.  For example, “www.example.com Telnet Port 443 15 minute”. Maximum Connection Timeout (in Seconds):  Enter the number of seconds the task should wait for a response from the web page before aborting the task Read more