Type
  • Configuration Template
Description
  • This article explains how to use the pre-built configuration for IronPort Systems with Monitoring Studio v9.4 and higher.
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  • Configuration Template, IronPort

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Monitoring IronPort Systems with Monitoring Studio

KB1131 - Mar 04, 2014 - Last reviewed on Sep 19, 2017

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Introduction

This article explains how to import the pre-built configuration into Monitoring Studio to monitor IronPort systems through SNMP.
The pre-built configuration does not cover all the monitoring aspects of IronPort systems. It is provided as an example and can be used as a working base for advanced monitoring. No support will be provided for this prebuilt configuration. Should you need further assistance to customize it, please contact our Professional Services team.
The pre-built configuration collects the following metrics:

Importing the Pre-Built Configuration

Pre-requisites

Before using the pre-built configuration, make sure that:

Procedure

  1. Download the configuration file compatible with your version of Monitoring Studio, unzip the cfg file and copy it on the server where the PATROL Agent and the Monitoring Studio KM are installed.
  2. Right-click on the main Monitoring Studio icon > KM Commands > Configuration > Import Configuration.
    Importing the IronPort pre-built configuration

    Importing the IronPort pre-built configuration

  3. Navigate to the folder where the downloaded cfg file is copied and choose the IronPort configuration file.
    Selecting the IronPort pre-built configuration

    Selecting the IronPort pre-built configuration

  4.  Provide the information to connect to the IronPort server to be monitored and click Next.
    Setting up the group constants

    Setting up the group constants

  5. Monitoring Studio indicates the number of hosts found in the configuration file that require specific information before being imported. You can click the Hosts button to view the list. Click Next.
    Verifying the host information

    Verifying the host information

  6.  Provide the hostname or IP address of the IronPort server to be monitored and click Next
    Providing the Hostname or IP address of the IronPort Server to be monitored

    Providing the Hostname or IP address of the IronPort Server to be monitored

  7. Specify the SNMP version used and click Next.
    Selecting the version of the SNMP used

    Selecting the version of the SNMP used

  8. For SNMP v1 and v2c, provide the SNMP community string; for SNMP v3 enter the credentials and click Next.
  9. Review the Import Summary and click Next.
     
  10. When import is complete, click Finish.
Important Note: Thresholds are not set by default. We recommend you to set them as per your needs.

Learn More

To learn more about the monitor types used in this configuration template, please refer to the Specifying the Monitors Used section of the user documentation.

Please refer to Professional Services page to learn more about the consulting services available.