Configure New Monitors

For an introduction on evaluating monitors, check out our Evaluates Monitors article.

Under any service, you can add one of five new monitor types.  We'll discuss those five monitors in detail in this support article:

 

Start by navigating to the Configure Monitors tab on the Configuration screen.  You'll then see an option to add a monitor near the top:

 

 

Availability Monitors (Port)

A newly added Availability Monitor (Port) can seen above, with the following fields that need to be populated:

Field Name Default Value Description
Monitor Name empty Give the monitor a descriptive name here.
What to Monitor empty  
Trigger Thresholds empty  
Whom to Notify None  

 

 

Availability Monitors (Http)

A newly added Availability Monitor (Http) can seen above, with the following fields that need to be populated:

Field Name Default Value Description
Monitor Name empty Give the monitor a descriptive name here.
What to Monitor empty  
Monitor Parameters ^2 - ^2  
Trigger Thresholds 3 of 5  
Whom to Notify None  

 

 

Violation Monitors (Threshold)

A newly added Violation Monitor can seen above, with the following fields that need to be populated:

Field Name Default Value Description
Monitor Name empty Give the monitor a descriptive name here.
What to Monitor - Metric empty Select the article for the service you are working with to see a list of available metrics and their descriptions. 
What to Monitor - Tags empty  
What to Monitor - Aggregation Function avg  
Parameters - Aggregation avg  
Parameters - Over Time Duration empty  
Trigger Thresholds - Treat As critical  
Trigger Thresholds - When > empty  
Whom to Notify None  

 

 

Violation Monitors (Moving Average)

A newly added Violation Monitor (Moving Average) can seen above, with the following fields that need to be populated:

Field Name Default Value Description
Monitor Name empty Give the monitor a descriptive name here.
What to Monitor - Metric empty Select the article for the service you are working with to see a list of available metrics and their descriptions. 
What to Monitor - Tags empty  
What to Monitor - Aggregation Function avg  
Parameters - Duration empty  
Trigger Thresholds - Min Deviation empty  
Trigger Thresholds - Treat as Warning empty  
Trigger Thresholds - Treat as Critical empty  
Whom to Notify None  

 

 

 

Statistical Anomaly Monitors

A newly added Violation Monitor (Moving Average) can seen above, with the following fields that need to be populated:

Field Name Default Value Description
Monitor Name empty Give the monitor a descriptive name here.
What to Monitor - Metric empty  Select the article for the service you are working with to see a list of available metrics and their descriptions.
What to Monitor - Tags empty  
What to Monitor - Aggregation Function avg  
Metric Type - Service Type General  
Metric Type - Metric Type Latency  
Trigger Thresholds empty  
Whom to Notify None  

 

 

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