Add or Edit an SNMP MetricsView Task

Device Type: MetricsView Platform Glossary Entry: SNMP Monitoring How to create devices and task How to Edit an SNMP Task Once you have create an SNMP Device type 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 have filled out the device settings you will be prompted to adjust following settings:   Task Name: Defines the Task’s name, and is listed as part of the Device. MetricsView Collector: Select the name of Read more

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

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 DNS Task

  Device Type: ServerView Platform Glossary: DNS Task How to create devices and tasks How to Edit a DNS Task Once you have created a device and are adding or editing a DNS task, you will be prompted to adjust the following settings: The DNS monitoring task has the following configurable options: 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 DNS” Maximum Connection Timeout (in seconds) Enter the number of seconds the task should wait for a response from the web page before returning Read more

Add / Edit an ActiveSync Task

Device Type: ServerView Platform Glossary: ActiveSync Task How to create devices and tasks How to Edit an ActiveSync Task Once you have created a device and are adding or editing an ActiveSync task, you will be prompted to adjust the following settings: During the configuration of the monitoring 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 Exchange ActiveSync” Maximum Connection Timeout (in seconds) Enter the number of seconds the task should wait for a response from the Read more