Introducing Uptime Infrastructure Monitor
At the datacenter level, Uptime Infrastructure Monitor continuously monitors your servers, applications, databases and IT resources, and alerts you to problems. Using the information that Uptime Infrastructure Monitor gathers, you can solve problems before they impact your business.
For example, a service monitor detects that a large volume of email messages are going back and forth between a particular email address in your organization and an external domain. This could indicate that a high number of legitimate emails are sent, or it could indicate that a virus or a Trojan is active on a system in your environment.
- identify and isolate performance bottlenecks
- monitor and report on the availability of services
- determine the specific causes of a problem in your network
- perform capacity planning
- consolidate servers where necessary
- develop more precise management reports
- system administrators who want to use Uptime Infrastructure Monitor to monitor a single system or multiple systems in a distributed environment at a single datacenter
- users who gather information about their systems to perform analysis and make key business decisions
- IT managers who determine the availability of resources, applications, and data for their user community
Uptime Infrastructure Monitor consists of a Monitoring Station that retrieves information from client systems, either through software (i.e., an agent ) that is installed on a system or by monitoring services running on a system.
Service checks that you select and assign to each monitored host to test if it is functioning properly. Service checks are temporarily disabled if Uptime Infrastructure Monitor determines that a host that is undergoing scheduled maintenance.
Specific windows during which you want to have Uptime Infrastructure Monitor generate and send alert notifications. For example, you can specify that alerts only be sent between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.