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Uptime Infrastructure Monitor Configuration Settings Summary

The following are Uptime Infrastructure Monitor settings and default values (if applicable) that you can modify on the Configuration panel. Note that only settings with changed default values changed appear in this panel.

Setting

Definition

Default

acknowledgedSeparate

Determines whether an additional acknowledgement column appears in the Service Status section of Global Scan. When enabled, acknowledged warning or critical states appear in this column.

false

globalscan.cpu.warn

A Warning-level status is reported in Global Scan when the host CPU usage exceeds this percentage. A new value for this, or any of the following Global Scan configuration setting applies only to systems added after the change.

70

globalscan.cpu.crit

A Critical-level status is reported in Global Scan when the host CPU usage exceeds this percentage.

90

globalscan.diskbusy.warn

A Warning-level status is reported in Global Scan when the host disk is busy for more than a specified percentage of a five-minute time frame.

70

globalscan.diskbusy.crit

A Critical-level status is reported in Global Scan when the host disk is busy for more than a specified percentage of a five-minute time frame.

90

globalscan.diskfull.warn

A Warning-level status is reported in Global Scan when the amount of used space on the host disk exceeds this percentage.

70

globalscan.diskfull.crit

A Critical-level status is reported in Global Scan when the amount of used space on the host disk exceeds this percentage.

90

globalscan.swap.warn

A Warning-level status is reported in Global Scan when the host disk’s swap space usage exceeds this percentage.

70

globalscan.swap.crit

A Critical-level status is reported in Global Scan when the host disk’s swap space usage exceeds this percentage.

90

httpProxyHost

The host name of the proxy server through which the Monitoring Station accesses the internet for features such as the HTTP service monitor, or the RSS feeds on the My Portal panel.

none

httpProxyPort

The port through which the Monitoring Station communicates with the proxy server.

none

httpProxyUsername

The username required to use the proxy server.

none

httpProxyPassword

The password required to use the proxy server.

none

netflow.enabled

Determines whether the Scrutinizer instance is integrated with the Monitoring Station.

false

netflow.hostname

The host name or IP address of your Scrutinizer installation.

none

netflow.port

The HTTP port through which Scrutinizer sends and receives communication.

none

netflow.username

The username required to log in to Scrutinizer.

none

netflow.password

The password required to log in to Scrutinizer.

none

performanceCheckInterval

The amount of time, in seconds, between performance checks by the Platform Performance Gatherer. A new value for this configuration setting applies only to systems added after the change.

300

reportCacheExpiryDays

The number of days over which Uptime Infrastructure Monitor retains cached reports.

30

reporting.prefetch.images.threads

The number of Resource Usage report images that are to be generated as a batch, in order to improve the report generation speed.

10

resourcescan.cpu.warn

The Warning-level range in the Resource Scan’s CPU Usage gauge begins at this value (70%), and ends at the Critical-level range.

70

resourcescan.cpu.crit

The Critical-level range in the Resource Scan’s CPU Usage gauge is between this value (90%) and 100%.

90

resourcescan.memory.warn

The Warning-level range in the Resource Scan’s Memory Usage gauge begins at this value (70%), and ends at the Critical-level range.

70

resourcescan.memory.crit

The Critical-level range in the Resource Scan’s Memory Usage gauge is between this value (90%) and 100%.

90

resourcescan.diskbusy.warn

The Warning-level range in the Resource Scan’s Disk Busy gauge begins at this value (70%), and ends at the Critical-level range.

70

resourcescan.diskbusy.crit

The Critical-level range in the Resource Scan’s Disk Busy gauge is between this value (90%) and 100%.

90

resourcescan.diskcapacity.warn

The Warning-level range in the Resource Scan’s Disk Capacity gauge begins at this value (70%), and ends at the Critical-level range.

70

resourcescan.diskcapacity.crit

The Critical-level range in the Resource Scan’s Disk Capacity gauge is between this value (90%) and 100%.

90

rssFeedUrl

The URL of the RSS feed, which displays IDERA Knowledge Base articles in the My Portal panel.

http://support.uptimesoftware.com/rss/kb.xml

splunk.url

The URL of the server on which your Splunk search pages are hosted (e.g., http://webportal:8000).

none

splunk.username

The user name required to log in to your Splunk search page.

none

splunk.password

The password required to log in to your Splunk search page.

none

splunk.soapurl

The URL that points to the SOAP management port that Splunk uses to communicate with the Splunk daemon (e.g., http://webportal:8089).

none

useAgentDataDetermines whether Uptime Infrastructure Monitor displays Agent data and graphs in the Quick Snapshot view. By default, VMware data and graphs are displayed. If True, view provides Agent data and graphs.false

webmonitor.proxyHost

The host name of the proxy server that the Web Application Transaction monitor uses to access the Internet.

none

webmonitor.proxyPort

The port through which the Web Application Transaction monitor communicates with the proxy server.

none

Changes to any Global Scan thresholds or the Platform Performance Gatherer check interval are not retroactively applied to all Elements; only Elements added after threshold or interval changes reflect those changes.

 

uptime.conf Settings Summary

The following are Uptime Infrastructure Monitor settings and default values that are found and modified in the uptime.conf file. Note that any changes to these parameters requires the Uptime Infrastructure Monitor core service to be restarted.

SettingDefinitionDefault

auditEnabled

Enables or disables logging of all Uptime Infrastructure Monitor configuration changes.

no

connectionPoolMaximum

The maximum number of connections that are allowed to the DataStore.

100

connectionPoolMaxIdleTime

(c3p0 library) Sets the amount of time a connection can be idle before it is closed. This parameter should only be modified with the assistance of IDERA Customer Support.

0 (infinite)

connectionPoolNumHelperThreads

(c3p0 library) Sets the number of helper threads that can improve the performance of slow JDBC operations. This parameter should only be modified with the assistance of IDERA Customer Support.

6

datastoreHealthCheck.checkintervalThe frequency, in seconds, at which Uptime Infrastructure Monitor checks that the DataStore database is up (a value of "0" disables this database check).5
datastoreHealthCheck.timeLimitThe amount of time, in seconds, rechecks occur before a failed status is confirmed. When the database is determined to be down, the up.time Data Collector service is stopped, and an email is sent to all members of the SysAdmin user group.300
dbHostname

The name of the system on which the database is running.

localhost
dbJdbcProperties

Properties and values to append to the JDBC database URL.

Note that only MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server supports URL properties; this setting does not work if you are using Oracle.

 
dbName

The name of the database.

uptime
dbPassword

The password for the default uptime user.

password
dbPort

The port on which the database is listening.

3308
dbType

The supported database that is used (mysql, mssql, or oracle).

mysql
dbUsername

The name of the default database user.

user
diagnostics.monitorRuntimeSaving.
deleteFrequency

The frequency at which service monitor runtime data older than stated in the diagnostics.monitorRuntimeSaving.saveDays parameter is deleted from the DataStore.

This parameter should be fine-tuned with an additional suffix: .minutes, or .seconds.

.minutes=5
diagnostics.monitorRuntimeSaving.
enabled

Determines whether service monitor performance-analysis data (such as run times and start-up delays) are written to the DataStore. When enabled, this data is included in configdata.xml in Uptime Infrastructure Monitor problem reports.

A real-time summary of this runtime data can also be accessed at http://<uptimeHost>:9996/status/monitoranalysis. The contents of this page are also included in Uptime Infrastructure Monitor problem reports, in the monitorRuntimeAnalysis.txt file.

This parameter should be enabled when diagnosing Uptime Infrastructure Monitor performance issues with IDERA Customer Support.

true
diagnostics.monitorRuntimeSaving.
saveDays
The number of days' worth of service monitor runtime data to keep in the up.time Data Store.7
diagnostics.monitorRuntimeSaving.
saveFrequency

The frequency at which service monitor runtime data is written from the cache to the DataStore.

This parameter should be fine-tuned with an additional suffix: .minutes, or .seconds.

.seconds=30

externalErdcScriptPath

The path Uptime Infrastructure Monitor uses to search for maintenance scripts and executables such as icmp.exe and lmhostid.exe.

<install_dir>/bin

httpContext

The hostname and port of the Uptime Infrastructure Monitor server.

http://localhost:9999

loggingLevel

The type and amount of information Uptime Infrastructure Monitor writes to a log file.

INFO

maximumPdfReportsThe maximum number of reports that can be generated at the same time.2

publishedReportRoot

The directory in which reports are published for external consumption.

<install_dir>/GUI/
published
reportingInstanceIf set to true, indicates whether the Uptime Infrastructure Monitor installation is functioning only as a remote reporting instance, and not as a Monitoring Station. 

serviceThreads

The number of threads allocated to service and performance monitor activity.

100

trustedIpAddresses

A list of IP addresses that represents the systems that are allowed to connect to the up.time Core service.

0.0.0.0/0

uiOnlyInstance.
monitoringStationCommandPort

For a UI instance: the port through which the instance can communicate with the data-collecting Monitoring Station.

9996

uiOnlyInstance.
monitoringStationHost

For a UI instance: the host name or IP address of the Uptime Infrastructure Monitor Monitoring Station that is performing data collection, and to which this UI instance connects.

 
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