Synthetic Monitoring FAQsSynthetic monitoring related frequently asked questions.Leave FeedbackCan I monitor my internet services from private and public locations using synthetic monitoring?Yes, you can monitor private locations (internal network) and public locations. The supported public locations are:Atlanta, U.SCalifornia, U.SFremont, U.SNew Jersey, U.SCanada CentralLondon, U.KFrankfurt, GermanySingaporeTokyo, JapanMumbai, IndiaWhat are the different types of monitors supported by OpsRamp?The different types of synthetic monitors available are:HTTP/HTTPSDNSFTPTCPUDPIMAPPINGPOP3RTTSIPSMTPSSLHTTP-SCRIPT TransactionFor more information, see Creating synthetic monitors.What are the hardware requirements for synthetic monitoring?Hardware RequirementsSpecification2 vCPU2vCPU4 vCPU8 vCPU16 vCPURAM (Minimum Specifications)2GB RAM4GB RAM8GB RAM16GB RAM32GB RAMEstimated number of HTTP Synthetic Transactions Scripts to execute per hour10035070012002400Maximum number of synthetic monitor tests executed per hour (except HTTP Synthetic Transaction Scripts)30K30K30K30K30KImportantIf you are using Proxy, contact OpsRamp Support for the proxy configuration.Do I need to follow any prerequisites before adding a synthetic monitor?Yes, the following prerequisites are required before adding a synthetic monitor:Whitelist IP addresses with respect to location.Assign synthetics template - This is used to initiate synthetic monitoring via Assign Templates or Device Management Policies.Set permissions for Device Create, Device Edit, Device View, and Device Manage to create, edit, view, and delete the configured synthetic monitors respectively.Verify if your assigned role has access to all resources. Otherwise, you cannot delete a synthetic monitor.How do I manage accounts for synthetic monitoring?You can manage your account and organization. Click the following links to:Manage ClientsManage UsersManage RolesManage PermissionsCan I assign templates to initiate synthetic monitoring?Yes, synthetic monitoring starts only after assigning the synthetic templates to the monitor. For more information, see Assigning Templates.