SSL Web Service Monitor

Provides the steps to create SSL synthetic monitor.

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Introduction

The SSL synthetic monitor checks the number of days remaining for the expiry of the SSL Certificate and informs the user.

Creating SSL synthetic monitor

After selecting the web service monitor type, to configure the SSL web service monitor:

  1. From the Add Web Service monitor window, provide details for the following parameters and click Save:
    • Name: Refers to the name of the Web Service monitor.
      Note: Add Web Service displays an error message Name Already Exists if you do not provide unique value in Name field.
    • URL: Refers to the URL that you want to monitor.
    • Locations: Refers to the desired locations from where you want to monitor.
      The screen displays a confirmation message about the successful addition of the web service monitor.
  2. Click OK.
    Web Services page displays the configured web service monitor.
Add Web Service

Add Web Service

To manage a configured web service monitor:

  • Edit – To modify the existing details of the configured Web Service monitors.
  • Delete – To remove any configured Web Service monitor.
  • Scheduled Maintenance – To move any configured Web Service monitor to Scheduled Maintenance.

After configuring, view Metrics and graphical representations for additional information.

Metrics for SSL monitor types

Metrics for SSL Monitor Types
Monitor TypesUnitsRecommended MetricsDescription
SSL-availability.down.location.countLocation Count: The number of locations where the configured host is down
SSLMillisecondsssl.cert.expiry.checkNumber of days remaining for SSL expiry

Graphical representation for metrics

Graphical Representation

Graphical Representation

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