Service Monitoring

Creating a new monitor

Using the REST API to add a new monitor: Click here

To create a new Service monitor, follow the steps given below:

  1. Click on New Monitor link. Choose Service Monitoring.
  2. Enter the IP Address or hostname in which the monitor is running.
  3. Enter the port number in which the service you want to monitor is running.
  4. Enter the polling interval time in minutes.
  5. If you are adding a new monitor from an Admin Server, select a Managed Server.
  6. Enter the command that will be executed after connecting to the service mentioned above. For example, if the port added is where your web server is running , then you can give the command as GET / HTTP1.0 . This will get the index page of the web server.
  7. Enter the string that has to be searched after executing the command.
  8. Choose the Monitor Group from the combo box with which you want to associate Service Monitoring Monitor (optional). You can choose multiple groups to associate your monitor.
  9. Click Add Monitor(s). This discovers the service from the server and starts monitoring them.

Security/Firewall Requirements - The TCP service host and port should be accessible from the machine where Applications Manager is installed.

Monitored Parameters

Go to the Monitors Category View by clicking the Monitors tab. Click on the Service Monitoring (TCP Ports) monitor instance available in the Services section. Displayed is the TCP monitor's bulk configuration view distributed into three tabs:

  • Availability tab gives the availability history for the past 24 hours or 30 days.
  • Performance tab gives the health status and events for the past 24 hours or 30 days.
  • List view tab enables you to perform bulk admin configurations.

Below are the list of metrics that are monitored in Applications Manager's TCP monitor:

Parameter Description
Availability Connects to the server configured for monitoring and retrieves the details pertaining to the validity and authenticity of the service port.
CPU Utilization Amount of CPU utilized by the port (in %).
Memory Utilization Amount of memory utilized by the port (in %).
Disk Utilization Amount of disk space utilized by the port (in %).
Response Time Amount of time taken to connect to the port, execute the given command, search the string and provide response (in ms).