This section is common to all the editions of IT360 - Professional Edition, Enterprise Edition (Probes only) and MSP Edition (Probes only).
Custom Monitors provide ways to monitor;
Java applications or other applications that expose management information through SNMP (Simple Network ManagementJMX / SNMP DashBoard
File and Directory Monitoring - File System Monitor
Windows Performance Counters through genericWindows Performance Counters
The output of in-house custom scriptsScript Monitors
AdventNet QEngine Webperformance script - AdventNet QEngine is an automated testing platform, for testing Back-End & Middle-tier (Server-side) and Web (Record & Play) functionality and performance of J2EE/J2SE applications - QEngine Script Monitors
Database query monitoring with SQL queries - Database Query Monitor
For example, you have a Java application, with built-in manageability using JMX and any application that has an SNMP interface, then they are managed by building JMX / SNMP Dash Board.
To create a JMX / SNMP Dash Board, follow the below steps;
Go to 'Admin-> Servers & Applications', and click on 'New Monitor' link.
Choose JMX / SNMP DashBoard from from 'Add Monitor of type' drop down.
Provide any Name for the custom monitor and a Description.
The next step is to build the custom monitor to enable monitoring your data sources. Refer to the Custom Monitors section of Monitor Information, for more details on the same.
You need to discover JMX MBeans and SNMP Agent data source, to add attributes. The following are the JMX MBean resources, whose MBean attributes are monitored by IT360, using Custom Monitor:
Troubleshoot: Having trouble in monitoring custom applications? Refer to the Online Troubleshooting section.
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