A monitoring template defines all parameters that you can set to monitor your target resource.

  • You can create and manage and a monitoring template from the TEMPLATES LIST screen.
  • You can create, edit, and apply these templates across one or more resources or resource groups.

To create a template, configure the following parameters from the MONITOR TEMPLATE page:

ParameterOperation
Select Template ScopePartner Template or Client Specific Template. For Client-Specific Template, select the Client also.
Collector TypeThe application type that you want to gather the information. For example, Gateway.
Monitor TypeMonitor for G2 Templates.
Applicable forThe type of the application.
Template NameName of the template. For example, G2 MSSQL Database Transactions Time Template.
DescriptionThe summary of the template.
GenerationGeneration that the template belongs to. For example, Generation 2.
TagsThe user-defined tags for better filtering.
PrerequisitesThe required details considered while monitoring using the template. For example, check the SQL services while monitoring the SQL Parameters using the Windows templates.
StatusThe Active or End-of-life templates.
NotesThe information that you want to add to the template.
Template Family NameThe category that applies to the application. For example, Windows Server, Storage Server, and Network Server.
Deployment TypeThe methods available to apply the template to the resources:
  • Custom
  • Optional
  • Standard

After providing the template details, MONITOR TEMPLATE displays the Monitors section. The MONITOR TEMPLATE screen varies with the option selected in the Collector Type field.

MonitorEnter the monitor details.

Add monitor details on MONITOR TEMPLATE page:

  1. From the Monitors section, click + Add.

  2. From Monitor page, enter the following details:

     - Frequency: The frequency to execute the template.
     - Monitor Definition: Monitor type.
     - When to Alert: Select Breach of a Threshold.
    
  3. Enter Warning and Critical threshold values.

  4. Select Alert and Availability to initiate monitoring.

After adding the monitor, you can edit the metric values to add a Component Filter and Component Threshold.

The following table describes the different Agent G1 monitors:

Monitor TypeDescription
Performance MonitorsValidate the metric availablity. For example CPU, disk utilization, and memory utilization. Selecting Disk and Memory monitors for Linux OS generates graphs each for disk and memory usage in percentage and gigabytes.
Application MonitorsSet threshold and frequency for an application and generate alerts. For example, to set threshold for Memory Utilization(%) and Disk Utilization(%) application, select:
  • Disk INode Utilization metric for Linux OS.
  • Disk Utilization(%) and Memory Utilization(%) for Windows OS.
  • SNMP MonitorsInitiate SNMP monitoring and set thresholds to receive alerts.
    Event Log MonitorMonitor event logs generated in the system viewer of all Windows devices in your network.
    Windows Services MonitorTrack the Windows services status by observing application availability and failure detection using service names.
    Other MonitorsSet up monitoring using various Linux and Windows supported monitors.
    Agent Custom MonitorsSet thresholds to validate custom monitor availabilty and generate alerts.