Can I currently run a scan of all the computers on the domain, receive a part of the information, and put it in a database?
No. Currently you can’t do that. You can check the installed software on Windows or Linux machines where you have installed an agent by our Process monitor.
Do I have to install the agent on every computer for internal monitoring to work?
The agent is SNMP enabled, so you can monitor other servers and network devices from a single machine..
Will data load only if it exceeds the thresholds that I’ve set (e.g. if the CPU exceeds 50%)?
No. The threshold is required to receive alerts. If the threshold is reached, an alert will be sent. Data loads whether the threshold is exceeded or not.
What are the free and page size limits on the Memory Monitor?
Free refers to available RAM. Memory monitor has no page size limit.
What items can be monitored on a server?
With SMon.com Server/Device monitoring you can monitor performance of servers in your local network, including CPU, memory and drive utilization, bandwidth consumed by your network interfaces, disk I/O operations, resource consumption by different system processes, status of services running on your server or occurrence of system events, as well as monitor your online applications from your local network using HTTP, HTTPS and PING monitors.
What Operating Systems are supported for Server/Device monitoring?
Windows or Linux.
Does checking CPU usage and storage for 1 internal server require 2 Server/Device monitors?
Yes. Each metric requires a separate monitor.
Is the agent compatible with Windows server 2012 R2 64b?
How much load do the agents create on a server?
Agent creates almost no load, usually less than 2MB of RAM.
Can I be alerted if my database grows to a certain size?
Yes. You can establish a threshold to get alerts about free space limit utilization when exceeded. you will be alerted when you reach your predefined free space limit.
What about monitoring for specific products, such as Microsoft® Exchange, SQL, Server IIS, etc.?
SMon.com offers Application monitors for Apache Tomcat, MySQL, Oracle, or logs of any application running on your machine.
What if there’s a packet or something stuck in the network connection? Can we have an alert sent for that?
You can set up ping checks among your servers and from outside ones to see if you’re losing packets. You can specify, for example, that if 2 out of 5 packets are lost you’ll receive an alert. Server/Device Ping monitor can be added by going to “Monitors menu ->Server/Device Monitors->Ping”.