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How to Monitor Schedule Tasks

How to Monitor Scheduled Tasks We support monitoring Windows Scheduled Tasks. For Scheduled Task simply enter the name of the task to monitor, if the last run of the task has failed the monitor will show as down. Still have questions? Call us at: 1-800-371-4841 Send us an email: support@itmanager.net […]

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Setting up an HTTP Monitor

How to setup an HTTP monitor from the ITmanager.net Web App(follow same steps if you do it on your mobile device). Check if a website is down or returning the incorrect response.  Select Monitors from the menu then on the right select the “+ Add” dropdown menu. Then choose HTTP. Then you simply just fill […]

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Setting up a Monitor Using a PowerShell Command

Setting up a Monitor Using a PowerShell Command. We support monitoring using PowerShell commands.  To do this simply click “Add Monitor” then “Windows”, then select Metric “PowerShell Command”.   Then fill in the Command field. In the above example we monitor for a “specific string” in the Event Logs. Here is the example PowerShell command […]

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How to Monitor Event Logs

How to Monitor Event Logs We support monitoring Windows Event Logs,  but right now the UI will only allow you to monitor for Error events in the log files.  To do this simply click “Add Monitor” then “Windows”, then select Metric “Event Logs”.   Then fill in the Event Logs field. In above case we […]

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Monitor Failure Saying that it Cannot Connect to Port 5985

Windows monitoring & management now requires that WinRM (Remote PowerShell) is enabled on your Windows servers. If you get a failure message from a monitor saying that it cannot connect to port 5985, you must enable WinRM on the target server by running the PowerShell command “winrm quickconfig”. Note: For legacy Windows machines like 2008 R2 please check […]

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When Adding a New Ping, HTTP or TCP Monitoring Notification, What do the Start Notification and Repeat Notification Settings Mean?

When adding a new Ping, HTTP or TCP monitoring notification, click “Add new..” under the NOTIFICATIONS section. The Start notification field lets you input the number of failures you want to happen before ITmanager.net sends you the first notification. The default is 1. The Repeat notification field lets you input the number of following failures after […]

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Monitoring Notification Options

ITmanager.net can be configured to receive downtime, slow response, errors and uptime notifications by email, SMS, Android push, iOS push or via PagerDuty. Configuration for notification delays, repeat notifications as well as dispatch notifications to other admins is possible as well.   Email Notifications Receive an email for every downtime, slow response, error and uptime notification. […]

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Setting Up an SNMP Monitor

1. Open ITmanager.net and select the Monitoring icon. 2. Select the Add Monitor(+) in the top right corner. Then click on SNMP 3. In the configuration settings see the “Monitor Metric” for Network Usage and Storage 4. If Custom is selected, the OID(Object Identifier) number of the item to monitor custom values is needed Still have […]

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Setting Up A Customer Monitor

With the ITmanager.net Custom Monitoring API you can monitor any value on almost any server and be notified if the server goes down or the value changes outside of normal parameters.  In order to do this you must implement an HTTP server using your preferred web technology that returns a simple JSON object.  The ITmanager.net […]

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Network Monitor and Setting it up

Network monitors will notify you when an entire remote network is not responding. This allows for a reduced number of redundant notifications to occur when a remote network goes down as well as makes it much more customizable.   Setting up a Network Monitor Click on the Monitoring icon (in this screen shot at the […]

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