How do I monitor Windows Scheduled Tasks?
This one was quite the journey. Obtaining this information wasn’t as easy as one would think. Once I did my research, it turned out to be relatively easy to create a monitor in WhatsUp Gold. I will keep the remarks on that journey below the problem/solution if you are interested. Problem I have a critical […]
How do I handle interface active monitors?
The problem When you discover network devices using default settings, an active monitor is added for each interface the device has. Active monitors are enabled for the interfaces that were active during the discovery scan, and the others are sitting there disabled. The problem with this approach is that when an access switch is scanned, […]
How do I monitor all of my Windows services?
The problem Out of the box, WhatsUp® Gold does not monitor any Windows services. There is a built-in active monitor type called “Service Monitor” which allows you to create monitors for each individual service that is critical to you. But, what if you want to monitor every service on every system without manually creating monitors […]
How do I monitor ESXi hardware?
The problem Out of the box, WhatsUp® Gold does not monitor ESXi hardware in any capacity; even with the Virtualization monitoring add-on. However, there are many different ways you can use custom monitors in WhatsUp® Gold in order to effectively monitor ESXi hardware. Think about the ‘Health Status’ tab in your VMware environment. Wouldn’t it […]
WhatsUp® Gold Dashboard Management
The problem Since the days WhatsUp® Gold began having dashboards, there has always been one major shortcoming. That is, the impossibility to setup your own “default dashboards” through the GUI. Let’s say you wanted every user that logged into your WhatsUp® Gold environment to have a specific set of dashboards. You would need to ensure […]
WUG TCP/IP Monitor and Wireshark
Imagine being able to monitor any user interaction. Oh wait, you can by following these steps!
How do I use IFTTT with WhatsUp® Gold?
You can do a lot with the If This Then That (IFTTT) integration which is now built into WhatsUp® Gold. This specific example has come up quite a bit recently, so I figured a write-up would come in handy. Keep in mind there are nearly limitless options with what you can do with IFTTT, with […]
Geolocation in WUG using Leaflet.js
*THE LATEST FILES CAN BE FOUND ON MY GITHUB* By now you’ve probably seen the Google Maps integration that was setup quite some time ago for WhatsUp® Gold. I decided since Google began requiring credit card information in order to obtain an API key, it was time to look into possible alternatives. What I found […]
How do I monitor Meraki cloud devices in v2018 SP1 and below?
You want to monitor your Cloud Managed Meraki devices in WhatsUp Gold v2017+ and bleow?
Integrate WhatsUp® Gold with Google Maps
Want to add Google Maps to your WhatsUp Gold environment? All the instructions are here for both v2016 and v2017
What is network monitoring?
A network monitoring solution is an application which ensures the availability of your systems. The network monitoring solution will notify you if there is any problems with your systems, so that your business can achieve the highest possible uptime.
Interface active monitor added back to device
Ever have an issue with the interface active monitor being added back to devices after being removed?
How do I eliminate false positives in WhatsUp® Gold?
Have you ever gotten an alert in the middle of the night, just to login and check to see everything is good and happy?
Interface Active Monitor Naming Script
Want to keep your interface active monitors names up to date or modify them?
How do I automate refreshing device details in v2016 and below?
Want to keep your topology maps and inventory data up to date in v2016 and below?
How do I enable and configure SNMP on ESXi?
This article with step-by-step directions will help you to enable and configure SNMP on ESXi.
How do I enable and configure SNMP on Cisco devices?
Learn how to configure SNMP on Cisco devices
How do I configure SNMP on Linux or Unix?
This article will help you learn how to enable and configure SNMP on Linux or Unix.
How do I enable and configure SNMP on Windows?
This post will teach you how to install the SNMP Service on Windows and then configure it according to best security practices.
What are device roles in v2016 and below?
Why bother configuring device roles? Here is why…