Bulk Configuration of Monitors


Selecting this option, would enable you to perform bulk administrative operations on Monitors. Clicking on this link, will take you to the Monitors Bulk Configuration View - where all monitors are listed.

  • 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 lists all the servers monitored by Applications Manager along with their overall availability and health status You can also perform bulk admin configurations. Click on the individual monitors listed to view detailed performance metrics.

You can perform the following Monitor Admin Operations from the List View:

  • Assign Custom Fields
  • Delete
  • Edit Display Names
  • Update IP
  • Manage and Unmanage Monitors
  • Unmanage & Reset Status
  • Update Username/Password
  • Update Polling Interval
  • Copy and Paste Monitor

Manage/Unmanage Monitors:

This option enables you to choose the monitors that you want to monitor or not. Under Monitors tab, select 'Bulk Config' view, here all the monitors discovered are listed. Select the monitors for which data collection needs to be done and then click on Manage link, likewise select the monitors for which you do not want data collection to happen and then click on Unmanage link. For license information, the count of the 'number of monitors' would be based on the number of Managed Monitors.

Update Username/Password:

This option enables you to bulk update usernames and passwords across monitor types.

For eg., if you have five tomcat servers running, you can select all the five tomcat servers from the list. Click on Update Username/Password. Your selection would be listed and you can enter the username and password that is common across all the five tomcat servers.

Edit Display Names:

This option enables you to bulk edit the Display Names of the Monitors.

Update Polling Interval:

This option enables you to bulk update poll intervals across monitor types.

For eg., if you have five apache servers running, you can select all the five apache servers from the list. Click on Update Polling Interval link. Your selection would be listed and you can enter the desired poll interval.

Copy and Paste Monitors:

This option enables you to copy and paste the configuration of one monitor to create new monitors of the same type.
For eg., if you want to monitor the apaches running in 10 different servers, then you can configure the monitoring parameters of one apache in Host1 and copy those configurations to the other apaches in Host2 , Host3 ..to..Host10

On clicking copy and paste icon, you need to enter the host names of the servers to which the configurations have to be pasted (the host names can be given comma separated). Enter the SubNet mask too.

Note: If you want to copy and paste the configurations of server monitor, then you can choose to copy the configuration of the services running inside the server or only the server configuration.

 

Currently we do not support the copy and paste function for the following monitors.

  • Custom Monitors
  • Java Runtime
  • PHP
  • Http URLs
  • Http URL Sequence
  • Web Services
  • Web Server
  • JMX Application
  • Ping Monitor
  • Glassfish
  • Silverstream
  • MQ Series
  • Office Sharepoint

Update IP

You can update the IP address of a host. Using the Update IP option, you can also perform the following operations:

  • Refresh Host Name - Retrieve the Host Name for the given IP Address and update the Host Name.
  • Replace Host Name with IP Address - Replace the Host Name with the given IP Address

A shortcut to edit the host name or Ip Address:

  • Log in to Applications Manager
  • Click the search box at the top right corner and select the 'Search All' option.
  • Enter the IP/Hostname (for example '193.188.112.48') of the host that you wish to edit. A list of Monitors configured using that Hostname/IPaddress will be displayed.
  • Select the Monitor, by checking the checkbox and choose 'Update IP' from the Action drop down menu.
  • In the pop-up window, Select the option 'Refresh Hostname'.
  • Click Apply.
  • Restart Applications Manager and then check if the IP Address had been changed.