SIEM, Log Management, Security, Compliance, Server Monitoring and Uptime Monitoring Software
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ActionA configurable object that executes a function when:
  • A monitor triggers, recovers, errors or completes.
  • A Report is complete or errors
  • An Auto Configurator is complete or errors
Auto ConfiguratorA configurable object used to monitor new servers and workstations. When utilized in large environments, Auto-Configurators can be a very powerful tool enabling Server Manager to automatically monitor new and renamed servers without any interaction.
Desktop ActionDesktop Actions are defined as Actions that are executed within a user's Windows desktop (e.g. message box alerts, sound alerts and optionally interactive file execution)
FilterA configurable object used to target or limit specific log entries or computers from real-time and consolidated log views, monitors and reports. Filters can also be used when manually searching computers in Active Directory or through an Auto Configurator.
HostTerm used to refer to either a computer, a device (e.g. switch, router or firewall) or a hostname (e.g.
Server Manager ServiceThe server application responsible for executing Monitors, Reports and Auto Configurators. The service is implemented as a Windows Service.
Server Manager Tray IconThe client application that enables your Windows desktop to display system status, receive desktop notifications (e.g. message box alerts, sound alerts and optionally interactive file execution) and launch the Console.
Log DatabaseA database or file system location where log entries are saved.
  • Primary Log Database - Contains the LATEST consolidated log entries.
  • Archive Log Database - Contains ARCHIVED consolidated log entries previously saved to the Primary Log Repository
  • Auxiliary Log Database - Contains AUXILIARY or BACKUP consolidated logs. Typically used to view old database backups for auditing purposes.
Management ConsoleThe client application used to configure the service, view logs and manually execute Monitors, Reports and Constant Delivery Pipeline.
MonitorThe result of a Host-Template assignment causing a function to execute on a scheduled basis (e.g. a ping monitor).

Corner Bowl Software products are sold in node packs. Each unique IP address or hostname that is monitored, scanned or managed by the software is a node. Corner Bowl Software can be installed on a single host or up to as many hosts as nodes purchased.

For example, a 100 node license would enable an IT professional to install the software on 3 servers with one installation monitoring 50 servers and the other two installations monitoring 25 workstations each for a total of 100 nodes.

ReportA configurable object that enables users to receive summarized data on-demand or on a scheduled frequency. Reports typically output to an HTML file or email.
ScheduleA configurable object that defines the frequency to execute a Monitor, Report or Auto Configurator (e.g. daily at 6:00 AM or every 5 minutes).
TemplateA configurable object that defines properties for an executable function that is assigned to one or more hosts, host groups, Template groups and Summary Reports.