Overview: Monitoring Policies

With a monitoring policy, you can examine your server in the Cloud Panel and create rules for which events you want to be notified. These notifications are displayed in the server list view below the Warnings column. Additionally, you can have the notification sent to an email address of your choice.

In the Security > Monitoring Policies section of the the Cloud Panel, all of the monitoring policies you have configured are listed in a table. This table lists the most important information about the individual policies:

Name: Title assigned to the monitoring policy. You can change the name at any time.

Status: Current status of the monitoring policy

Email: Email address to which all alerts of the monitoring policy should be sent

Agent: Monitoring type of the monitoring policy.

  • Monitoring With Agent: If the monitoring type With Agent was selected when the monitoring policy was created, the icon is displayed. With a monitoring policy of this type, you can monitor CPU, RAM, network, and ping resources, as well as free memory on the SSD/HDD and running processes. To retrieve information about free memory on the SSD/HDD and running processes, you must install the Monitoring Agent on the servers you want to monitor. For more information about installing the Monitoring Agent, see the following article:

    Important Information About Installing the Monitoring Agent

  • Monitoring without Agent: If the monitoring type Without Agent was selected when the monitoring policy was created, the icon is displayed. This monitoring policy allows you to monitor only CPU, RAM, network, and ping resources. It cannot be used to monitor dedicated servers.

To view all information about the desired monitoring policy, click the monitoring policy name. The list contains the following additional information:

Description: Custom text used to help you distinguish the monitoring policy - You can change the description at any time.

Resources: Resources monitored by the monitoring policy. The information displayed is updated by the monitoring policy at 5-minute intervals. You can change the set thresholds at any time. This section also lists the email address to which alerts are automatically sent. You can change the email address at any time.

Ports: Ports monitored by the monitoring policy. You can remove ports or add more ports at any time.

Notes

To add a port, click .

To remove a port, click .

Processes: Processes that are monitored by the monitoring policy. You can remove or add processes at any time.

Assigned Servers: Specifies which servers are monitored by the monitoring policy

Email address: Email address to which the alerts are sent. You can change the email address at any time.

Agent: Indicates whether the monitoring policy uses the agent to monitor the server.

Notes
  • To use this monitoring type, you must install the agent on the server(s) you want to monitor.

  • If you monitor a server without having an agent installed, no information about free disk space or running processes can be retrieved.

Creation date: Date on which the monitoring policy was set up.

To edit an item, click .


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