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Website Monitor Template

The Website Monitor Template enables you to validate the availability of a website, the response code and response content.

How to configure the Website Monitor Template:

  • From the Menu Bar, select File | New. The Create New Object View displays.
  • From the Create New Object View, expand Templates | Network and Application Monitors then select Website Monitor. The New Template Properties View displays.
  • The Template Properties view contains 3 tabs.

The Options Tab

  • Use the Server drop-down to select the website you would like to monitor.
    Specify the domain (e.g. www.yourdomain.com) rather than the URL (e.g. https://www.yourdomain.com) to monitor.
    Once selected, the website or end point is automatically assigned to this template.
  • Use the Use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) to monitor https end points.
  • Use the Validate certificate chain to validate the SSL Certificate's intermediate and root certificate chain.
  • Use the Port text box to specify the port to connect.
  • Use the Username text box to optionally specify a logon as username.
  • Use the Password text box to optionally specify a logon as password.
  • Use the Path text box to optionally specify the URL path to monitor (e.g. /yoursubfolder/index.html).
  • Use the Allow auto redirect to follow re-directs before parsing content.
  • Use the Warning trigger and Critical trigger controls to create new code and Content trigger rules.
    For example:
  • If your network uses a Web Proxy, click the Web Proxy Settings to configure Server Manager to re-direct web requests through your proxy server.
  • Click the Test button to verify the template is configured property and the monitor executes as expected.
  • Finally, select the General Tab, then click the click the Auto-Generate Name button to auto-generate a name based on the configured settings.

Related Topics

Network and Application Monitor Templates