Supported Monitors and Locations

Describes the supported types of synthetic monitors and the locations from where you can monitor.

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Supported synthetic monitors

OpsRamp provides twelve types of synthetic monitors to handle your synthetics. You can configure synthetic monitors from one or more locations. 

Types of web service monitors

Types of Web Service Monitors
Web Service MonitorDescription
HTTP/HTTPSGraph response time for your website over time. Drill down on recent outages and verify what’s causing the performance degradation
DNSTrack the time taken to resolve the DNS query
FTPMonitor FTP server
TCP/UDPMonitor the response time taken to connect to a port of TCP/UDP server
SSLReplace SSL certificates before the expiration date
PINGTrack response times and packet loss for an entire application
POP3/IMAP/SMTPMonitor email delivery rates
RTTMonitor the time taken for the email to drive from SMTP server to IMAP or POP3 server
SCRIPT-HTTP Synthetic TransactionMonitor user experience, performance and availability issues during any website transaction running on a web browser
SIPMonitor the availability or performance issues of the user’s VOIP communications


You can monitor your websites and internet services from different geographical locations.

Public locations

OpsRamp lets you verify the availability of a web service monitor from a configured location over the internet. You can select the following locations across the world while adding a web service monitor in the application:

  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • North America

Locations of Supported Web Service Monitors

Private locations

OpsRamp allows monitoring of the internet and intranet from your infrastructure via OpsRamp Gateway version VG 5.0.0 after enabling Web Service Agent. You can toggle Web Service Agent from OFF to ON state from Setup > Resources > Managememt Profiles > View Management Profile