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:

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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 and returning an error.  If this is left blank the default timeout for a task is 120 seconds.

Server: Enter the server address to be monitored.  This could be the URL or the IP address.

Port:  Enter the port number of the service you wish to check.

DNS Options: are explained in detail in “DNS Mode Option” article.