Monitors

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Top External Monitoring Tools in 2019

What is external monitoring? In a general sense, it means regularly checking on something to find out what is happening. It’s a way to gather information. In a large network, it means observing and recording data from a wide variety of devices and applications. We should clarify that monitoring and management are not the same […]

Environmental Monitoring Just Keeps Getting Better

A data center has many components, but none are more critical than the environmental monitoring system. The technology infrastructure may be state-of-the-art, but if such things as heat or moisture are left unchecked, then all that expensive equipment could fail and cost unnecessary expenses and downtime. Data center managers must have an all-of-the-above strategy that […]

Monitors TAB

Customers who subscribe to Cloud Load Balancing will have access to the MONITORS tab, as shown in the image below. Monitors do not work on their own, but are attached to servers in an ALF pack and are used to detect the status or availability of that device for automating routing changes. (It is important […]

Selecting the Right Monitors for Your Website

Suppose you’ve just launched a new website and you want to make sure that everything keeps working fine. What’s the next step? You could just hope and pray, but there is merit to being more proactive than that. The responsible thing to do is to monitor your website, including all the critical pages, services, and […]

Monitors Tab

Customers who subscribe to Cloud DNS Failover (included in the Professional, Premium & Enterprise packages) will have access to the MONITORS tab, as shown in the image below. Monitors do not work on their own, but are attached to devices within a DNS Failover pool and are used to detect the status or availability of […]

Detach Monitor from Server

Method:              DELETE URI:                      /ALF/Server/{serverId}/RemoveMonitor/{monitorId} This method detaches a monitor to an existing server. Both the Server ID and the Monitor ID are required.

Attach Monitor to Server

Method:              POST URI:                      /ALF/Server/{serverId}/AddMonitor/{monitorId} This method attaches a monitor to an existing server. Both the Server ID and the Monitor ID are required.

Retrieve All Monitors

Method:              GET URI:                      /Monitor/DeviceMonitor/All?{options} This method will retrieve all of the monitors currently configured in the database for your company. The {options} allow you to refine the results retrieved from the API. They must be formatted as a query […]