How does the Poll Strategy setting work for website monitors?

How does the Poll Strategy setting work for website monitors?

When configuring thresholds for performance metrics, you can set strategies that the website monitor will use to send alerts during a threshold breach. There are four options available:
  1. Poll count
  2. Poll average
  3. Time duration
  4. Average time
The default strategy option is Poll count.

Poll count:
Consider a threshold for response time that’s configured as follows:

When the response time for five continuous polls is greater than 500ms, Site24x7 will send a Trouble alert to the user.

Poll average:
Consider a threshold for response time that’s configured as follows:

When the average response time for five continuous polls exceeds 500ms, Site24x7 will send a Trouble alert to the user.

Time duration:
Consider a threshold for response time that’s configured as follows:

When the response time exceeds 500ms continuously for five minutes, Site24x7 will send a Trouble alert to the user.

Average time:
Consider a threshold for response time that’s configured as follows:

When the average response time over the last five minutes exceeds 500ms, Site24x7 will send a Trouble alert to the user. 



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