Middleware / Portal

This section is common to all the editions of IT360 - Professional Edition, Enterprise Edition (Probes only) and MSP Edition (Probes only).

IT360 monitors these Servers and Applications, to detect such problems, before they could affect the system.

The following are the different Middleware / Portals, supported by IT360:

  1. IBM WebSphere MQ

  2. Microsoft MQ (MSMQ)

  3. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 

  4. RabbitMQ Server

  5. WebLogic Integration

1. IBM WebSphere MQ

Important: Before adding the IBM WebSphere MQ monitor, first read the Prerequisites that are required to monitor IBM WebSphere MQ.

To create a IBM WebSphere Monitor:

  1. Login to IT360 console with the Username and Password of an Admin user.

  2. Click the Admin tab in the header pane.

  3. Click Discover/Add under Discovery.

  4. Choose the option Add from the Discover / Add type dropdown and select the Application radio button.

  5. In the Add New Monitor wizard displayed, click IBM WebSphere MQ under Middleware/Portal (see this screenshot). In the Add Monitor wizard displayed, do the following:

  6. Enter a Display Name for the server.

  7. Enter the Queue Manager value for the server.

  8. Enter the Hostname of the host where IBM WebSphere MQ runs.

  9. Enter the Listener Port and Coded Character Set Identifier (CCSID) values.

  10. Enter the ServerConnection Channel.

  11. Set the Polling interval. (The time interval to monitor the different parameters configured for a Monitor)

  12. Now, Associate the above Monitor Instances to a Business Service. i.e. choose the Business Service, to which you want to associate the IBM WebSphere MQ server, from the combo box. If no Business Service is found, Create one by clicking the Create New Business Service link.

  13. Click Add Monitor(s). This discovers IBM WebSphere MQ from the network and starts monitoring them.

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2. Microsoft MQ (MSMQ)

Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ) is a Message Oriented Middleware that allows applications running on separate servers/processes to communicate with each other.

Note:

1. To monitor MicrosoftMQ (MSMQ), the user must have "Administrator" privileges.

2. Firewall access for monitorin : If the firewall is present between IT360 and the installed Active Directory, Ports: 135 & 443 must be opened in firewall to enable access.

To create a Microsoft MQ monitor:

  1. Login to IT360 console with the Username and Password of an Admin user.

  2. Click the Admin tab in the header pane.

  3. Click Discover/Add under Discovery.

  4. Choose the option Add from the Discover / Add type dropdown and select the Application radio button.

  5. In the Add New Monitor wizard displayed, click Microsoft MQ (MSMQ) under Middleware/Portal (see this screenshot). In the Add Monitor wizard displayed, do the following:

  6. Enter the Display Name and the HostName.

  7. Provide the monitor-specific authentication information, such as UserName and Password.

  8. Enter the Polling interval time, in minutes. (The time interval to monitor the different parameters configured for a Monitor)

  9. Now, Associate the above Monitor Instances to a Business Service. i.e. choose the Business Service, to which you want to associate the Microsoft MQ (MSMQ) server, from the combo box. If no Business Service is found, Create one by clicking the Create New Business Service link.

  10. Click on Add Monitor(s). This discovers the Microsoft MQ server from the network and starts monitoring it.

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3. MS Office SharePoint Server

IT360 monitors the performance and availability of MS Office SharePoint Server. It allows the user to diagnose and notify if the preset threshold value is breached.

To create a Office Share Point Server Monitor:

  1. Login to IT360 console with the Username and Password of an Admin user.

  2. Click the Admin tab in the header pane.

  3. Click Discover/Add under Discovery.

  4. Choose the option Add from the Discover / Add type dropdown and select the Application radio button.

  5. In the Add New Monitor wizard displayed, click MS Office SharePoint under Middleware/Portal (see this screenshot). In the Add Monitor wizard displayed, do the following:

  6. Enter the Display Name and the HostName.

  7. Provide the monitor-specific authentication information, such as UserName and Password.

  8. Enter the Polling interval time, in minutes. (The time interval to monitor the different parameters configured for a Monitor)

  9. Now, Associate the above Monitor Instances to a Business Service. i.e. choose the Business Service, to which you want to associate the MS Office SharePoint server, from the combo box. If no Business Service is found, Create one by clicking the Create New Business Service link.

  10. Click Add Monitor(s). This discovers MS Office SharePoint server from the network and starts monitoring them.

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4. RabbitMQ Server

To create a RabbitMQ Server Monitor:

  1. Login to IT360 console with the Username and Password of an Admin user.

  2. Click the Admin tab in the header pane.

  3. Click Discover/Add under Discovery.

  4. Choose the option Add from the Discover / Add type dropdown and select the Application radio button.

  5. In the Add New Monitor wizard displayed, click RabbitMQ under Middleware/Portal (see this screenshot). In the Add Monitor wizard displayed, do the following:

  6. Enter the Display Name and the Host Name, where the RabbitMQ Server is running.

  7. Enter the Port ID where the management plugin is configured. For default installations of RabbitMQ management plugin, the port number is 55672.

  8. Enter the correct User Name and Password of RabbitMQ server.

  9. Set the Polling interval. (The time interval to monitor the different parameters configured for a Monitor)

  10. Now, Associate the above Monitor Instances to a Business Service. i.e. choose the Business Service, to which you want to associate the RabbitMQ server, from the combo box. If no Business Service is found, Create one by clicking the Create New Business Service link.

  11. Click Add Monitor(s). This identifies RabbitMQ server from the network and starts monitoring.

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5. WebLogic Integration Server

Note:

1. The supported version of WebLogic Integration Server is 8.x.

2. Before configuring the WebLogic Integration Server, read the Prerequisites that are required to monitor it.

To create a WebLogic Integration Server:

  1. Login to IT360 console with the Username and Password of an Admin user.

  2. Click the Admin tab in the header pane.

  3. Click Discover/Add under Discovery.

  4. Choose the option Add from the Discover / Add type dropdown and select the Application radio button.

  5. In the Add New Monitor wizard displayed, click WebLogic Integration under Middleware/Portal (see this screenshot). In the Add Monitor wizard displayed, do the following:

  6. Enter the Display Name for the server.

  7. Enter the Hostname/IP Address of the host.

  8. Enter the SubNetMask of the network. (The subnet mask determines the maximum number of hosts on a subnetwork)

  9. Enter the Port, in which WebLogic Integration Server is running.

  10. Choose the WebLogic Integration Version, from the available drop down (The supported version is: 8.x).

  11. Enter the Polling interval time, in minutes. (The time interval to monitor the different parameters configured for a Monitor)

  12. Provide the monitor-specific authentication information, i.e. Username and Password.

  13. Now, Associate the above Monitor Instances to a Business Service. i.e. choose the Business Service, to which you want to associate the WebLogic Integration server, from the combo box. If no Business Service is found, Create one by clicking the Create New Business Service link.

  1. Click Add Monitor(s). This discovers the WebLogic Integration server from the network and starts monitoring them.

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See Also

Monitor Information - Middleware / Portal | Create Other New Monitors



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