Multiple types of synthetic monitors are available for managing your synthetics. In addition, synthetic monitors are configurable from one or more locations.

Synthetic MonitorDescription
DNSTrack the time taken to resolve the DNS query.
FTPMonitor FTP server
HTTP/HTTPSGraph response time for your website over time. Drill down on recent outages and verify what’s causing the performance degradation.
PINGTrack response time and packet loss for an entire application.
POP3/IMAP/SMTPMonitor email delivery rates.
RTTMonitor the time taken for the email to drive from the 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 user VOIP communications availability or performance issues.
SSLReplace SSL certificates before the expiration date.
TCP/UDPMonitor the response time taken to connect to a port of TCP/UDP server.