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How to exclude out of range performance values from reports?


Q: My SNMP monitor can occasionally return too big performance values; they result in report graphs becoming all flat. How do I exclude such values? A: Spike filters can help you to disregard certain performance values. In the below example we assume that “wrong” values are above 1000 and they are unlikely to appear more […]

How to send notifications to a Stride room?


How can one configure notifications sent to a Stride room? Q: I am switching to Stride messaging suite; can I send IPHost alert notifications to a Stride room? A: Yes, you can. Stride from Atlassian is a HipChat successor. The below tutorial explains how to post IPHost Network monitor alert notifications to any Stride room. […]

How do I set up periodic notifications indicating the host is alive?


How do I create monitor sending periodic alerts when its host is alive? Q: I need to create a setup which will inform me every 3 hours when a particular host is online. Is it possible? A: Yes, it is possible; basic connectivity monitor (such as PING, TCP or UDP) is enough to make such […]

Is it possible to send alerts to Microsoft Teams channel?


Is it possible to send alert notifications to a Microsoft Teams channel? Q: I need to post a message to a Microsoft Teams channel every time alert is executed. How can I do that? A: Please follow the tutorial below, explaining how to post IPHost Network Monitor alert notifications to Microsoft Teams channel using the […]

How can I send notifications to a Telegram group?


Is it possible to send alert notifications to a Telegram group or contact? Q: I need to post a message to a Telegram room every time alert is executed. How can I do that? A: Follow the below tutorial on how to post IPHost Network Monitor alert notifications to Telegram chat. We will create a […]

How to send notifications to a HipChat room?


Is it possible to send alert notifications to a HipChat room? Q: I need to post a message to a HipChat room every time alert is executed. How can I do that? A: Please follow the below tutorial, explaining how to post IPHost Network Monitor alert notifications to HipChat room. There is more than one […]

How do I send notifications to a Slack channel?


Is it possible to send alert notifications to a Slack channel? Q: I need to post a message to a Slack channel every time alert is executed. How can I do that? A: Please follow the below guide: 1. Create Slack API Webhook Integration Create Incoming Webhook integration for your team as described on corresponding […]

Securing IPHost Network Monitor installation


What are possible security risks using IPHost Network Monitor and how can I reduce them? Q: Does IPHost Network Monitor extend the surface of vulnerability of my system? How can I prevent exposing the monitored hosts to additional security risks brought about by monitoring? A: IPHost Network Monitor contains several software components, requiring escalated privileges […]

Reverse TCP and UDP checks


How to monitor resources that should not be normally accessible on certain TCP/UDP ports? Q: I need to check whether Windows Firewall blocks certain TCP/UDP ports. How can I monitor the port that should normally be closed for connections? A: If simple TCP/UDP connectivity check does, you can use a “Script or Program” monitor to […]

Unattended installation of IPHost Network Monitor or Remote Network Agent


How can I run unattended installation of IPHost Network Monitor and/or IPHost Network Monitor Agent? Q: Is it possible to run silent install of IPHost Network Monitor and/or IPHost Network Monitor Agent? A: To perform unattended IPHost and/or Remote Network Agent installation, first download the CMD scripts from the following links: installAgent.bat installMonitor.bat and the […]
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