Device Properties - Performance Monitors
How to get here
Use Performance Monitors dialog to configure
and manage performance monitors for the selected device.
some performance monitors, the SNMP credential on the device must
be configured. For WMI performance monitors, the NT credential is
- . Select options in this list to
enable monitors. The following monitors are populated by entries in
the Performance Monitor Library, but cannot be edited or changed
from their default settings. These monitors are ready to be added
- . Monitors the CPU utilization on the selected
- . Monitors the available disk space for the
- . Monitors all interfaces on the selected
- . Monitors memory utilization on the selected
- . Monitors how often and quickly the
device responds to a Ping check.
If you select a specific performance
monitor without configuring the monitor manually, the default
collection type is automatically selected. The collection type
refers to the item on the current device that is being monitored
(This does not pertain to the custom WMI and SNMP monitors that may
- CPU - All
- Disk - All
- Interface - All, Default, or Specific
- Memory - All
- Ping - All
For example, if you have multiple CPUs
running on the device, WhatsUp Gold gathers statistics on all of
them by default.
- . Click to configure additional
data stream options for the global performance monitor.
If an error occurs, a warning message appears directing you to the
problem. If it is a timeout error, you are prompted to open the
Advanced dialog to change the value. For any other error, you are
returned to this dialog.
- . Click for options to create
(), , , or performance monitor library items to
use on all devices.
Use this section of the dialog to add customized Active Script,
SNMP, or WMI performance monitors to only be used on this device.
The monitors added here do not appear in the Performance Monitor
Library, and cannot be used on other devices unless it is manually
created for that device.
- Click to configure a new monitor.
- Select an existing monitor, then click
to change the current
monitor configuration or double-click an existing monitor to change
- Select a performance monitor type, then
click to remove it from
For information on the Active Script
Performance Monitor, please see the User Guide topic, Adding custom performance monitors to the
Performance Monitor Library.