What is a plugin template and a plugin monitor?
Plugin Template:A plugin template is a set of attributes to be monitored.
Example: mysql.py file consisting of attributes like slow queries, reads, writes etc
A monitor that uses a plugin template for monitoring purposes
Example: The mysql.py template installed in 'n' number of servers will create 'n' number of MySQL plugin monitors
A single plugin template can be used for multiple plugin monitors
A user downloads and installs the mysql.py from the Site24x7 Git repository and adds it to Server A. So, the template is mysql.py and the plugin monitor added is mysql.py-A
Now, the user can also use the same template mysql.py in another server B. The plugin monitor mysql.py-B will be added
How to troubleshoot my Windows PowerShell Plugin?
By default, the Site24x7 monitoring Windows agent will run as a SYSTEM user. In case, if you would like to verify if the plugin script is giving the output properly as SYSTEM user, follow these steps: Download PsExec from this link and extract the ...
How to debug a plugin monitor?
Please follow the steps below: Go to your plugin folder For Linux : /opt/site24x7/monagent/plugins/<plugin name> For Windows: <Installation Directory>\Site24x7\WinAgent\monitoring\Plugins\ Execute your plugin file Eg: For Python : python <plugin ...
Associate a device template to my network monitor
In cases where even after successfully adding a network monitor, a device is discovered as unknown, a device template can be added and associated with that network device. Both Default and Custom Templates can be associated with the network devices. ...
Monitor multiple MySQL instances from one plugin
You can monitor multiple MySQL instances using a single plugin. You can configure the input data like the MySQL hostname, password, and other details in the mysql.cfg file. This enables multiple instance monitoring using the same plugin without ...
Create an email template
Email templates help you to customize the content of an alert mail. The alert emails that you receive contains information on monitors that go to the down or trouble state. Creating an email template helps you to define the actions that are to be ...