Select Active/Performance Monitors Scan
Select the active and performance monitors that
you want WhatsUp Gold to scan for during discovery. After they are
discovered, WhatsUp Gold will configure the new devices with the
The top list displays active monitors that have
been defined in the Active Monitor Library with
The bottom list displays all performance
monitors defined in the Performance Monitor Library. For more
information about performance monitors, see Performance Monitor Overview.
About interface monitors: During discovery,
interface monitors are added after the scan, only if a device has
multiple physical interfaces. If a device only has 1 interface,
then no interface monitors are added, even if the interface monitor
is selected to be scanned. Loopback interface doesn't count.
Single Device Addition
The following fields are only visible when
accessing this dialog through the Add New Device process.
- . Select this option to have WhatsUp Gold attempt to
populate the list of discovered devices with host names, instead of
IP addresses. Clear this option to have the list show only IP
addresses of discovered devices.
- . Select this option to have WhatsUp Gold read the
SNMP information on the device.
- . If is selected, enter the amount of time the scan should
wait for the SNMP information in milliseconds (ms). The Timeout
should be set to 300 ms or greater.
- . If is selected, enter the number of times WhatsUp Gold
should attempt to make the SNMP identification.
- . Enter one or more community strings,
separated by commas, that the device will respond to. If the read
community string is incorrect, or none is provided, WhatsUp Gold
determines device type based on the monitors discovered during the
- . Select a Windows credential to use when
attempting to discover devices where you have to provide a Windows
user name or password when connecting. Credentials are configured
in the Credentials Library. When a device is discovered using
a credential, that credential is then associated to that device.
You can change this on . If you select discovery uses all configured
credentials in the Credentials Library. The credential that is
successful is then associated with the device.