You know what are the major annoyances to your customers?? Here comes the list; Link inaccuracies, AWOL content, 404 pages, maxed time and service disruptions. These become the prime reasons for them to take their business elsewhere. Making sure your application is running optimally is step one to optimize your end user experience. Step two, an important one, is making sure your services are behaving the way you need them to. To achieve all the above, you need a perfect URL/Website Monitoring functionality in a product, which can alert you of any glitch with a deep dive into underlying infrastructure which is causing the glitch
"If your website is a critical part of your business, then website monitoring is always crucial. In today's connected world website becomes as the entry point to your business. It verifies whether what is being delivered to the end user is right, and that your business-critical services are running properly. HTTP URL Monitoring In ManageEngine IT360."
In an environment, where downtime of any website applications and services can cause negative impact on the business performance, problems must be accurately identified and solved. IT360's URL monitoring feature keeps a constant watch over the registeredURL or website pages. IT360 tests the website applications and web services, to ensure their proper functioning.
HTTP URL monitors verify the availability of specified, addressable, standard HTTP and HTTPS URLs. They scan the HTTP and HTTPS pages and look for a predefined keyword, to check whether the website is available.
Apart from the basic URL Monitoring, IT360 also provides you with an advanced option called as Form-based authentication that furnishes effective and more flexible URL Monitoring. This is optional and you need to choose this only if the HTTP/ HTTPS URL require such authentication.
IT360 supports two ways of URL monitoring;
URL Sequencing starts with a specific URL, such as the Login page, and then followed by additional links/URL in it. The URL Sequence monitoring thus performs end-to-end verification of particular transactions, thereby helping you to troubleshoot any type of monitoring problem.
You can locate the HTTP(s) URLs and HTTP(s)-URL Sequence under the "Servers" tab, or under the "Infrastructure Snapshot-Applications" widget of the IT360 Dashboard as shown below:
On clicking any of the HTTP(s) URLs or HTTP(s)-URL Sequence Monitor Type link,
it takes you to the below page, where you can find all the monitors under it listed:
Click any of the above Monitor links to go to the Performance Metrics page (the one that the below figure portrays),
where you will be able to view the Monitor Information and the related Monitored Parameters: