Applications Manager

Applications Manager Software for server and application performance monitoring. Visit:manageengine.com/products/applications_manager/

Alert Configuration made easy

My personal favourite in the ‘threshold to attribute mapping screen’ in Applications Manager is the option ‘Apply to all monitors’. You can find it in the ‘Configure Alerts’ link for any specific metric / attribute.

For eg: I had over …

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Having trouble adding servers with same DNS name?

Few of our customers have a setup like – one DNS name is mapped to multiple physical servers (multiple ip addresses). Say for example, three machines 192.168.1.1, 192.168.1.2, 192.168.1.3 have same DNS name “cluster”. When you add one of the …

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Applications Manager 6.6 Released

Yahoo! ManageEngine Applications Manager 6.6 is out.

Some of the new features included are

– Support for Oracle Application Server Monitoring

– Support for Tru64 Unix Monitoring

– Support for Windows Event Logs monitoring

– Support for LAMP Edition and …

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Tip: Starting Applications Manager when Linux boots

You might be wondering, how to start Applications Manager when Linux boots (akin to starting Applications Manager as service in Windows).

Well, you have to make certain modifications. Follow the steps given below:

In Linux, when the machine boots, the …

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Oracle Tablespace Issue – Customer zeros in on the fix

Alistair Thomson from Xynomix wanted to do oracle 9i monitoring after installing the trial version of ManageEngine Applications Manager on Windows XP Pro. But unfortunately, the Tablespace status and Table space usage areas showed no data or error.

Alistair soon …

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Tip: Root Cause Analysis

A look at our Google Analytics data for the online demo show that users rarely click the ‘Root Cause Analysis’ icon. That could mean that this is a relatively hidden feature. We have iterated on showing different icons many times …

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Tip: Monitoring httpdx processes

[ <b>Mood:</b> Amused ]<br />Recently we had a customer who asked if its possible to monitor multiple instances of a similar process as if they are related. The processes had the name patterned as httpd1.exe,httpd2.exe,httpd3.exe etc. This scenario could come …

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Techdirt website having troubles ?

I am a frequent visitor of Techdirt. But this website has been giving PHP errors (in their home page and other articles’ pages ) for more than 1/2 an hour now. What do you call techdirt itself getting techdirt(ed) …

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Tip: Monitor Unsupported Types

[ <b>Mood:</b> Happy ]<br />[ <b>Currently:</b> Reading ]<br />Some users complain on the non availability of out-of-the-box capability for some types of applications and devices. This can be overcome by using SNMP monitoring capability if the device or application is …

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Tip: Configuring Thresholds

[ <b>Mood:</b> Cool ]<br />[ <b>Currently:</b> Working ]<br />Many users ask how they can configure the right thresholds for the various metrics in Applications Manager. We do not give default thresholds for all metrics because this may not hold good …

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