Working with Application Profiles

Access the application monitoring configuration interface by selecting SETTINGS > Application Monitoring > Application and Profile Setup. This interface allows you to create new application profiles as well as import shared application profiles from the WUGSpace Community. Additionally, for existing application profiles, you can also:

Please note, to perform these functions, you must have the Configure APM Application Profiles user right enabled.

To add a new application profile:

  1. Select any application profile type displayed in the navigation tree, then click Add Application Profile. The Configure New Application Profile page appears.
  2. Configure the following:
    • Enter a Name, Version, and Description for the application.
    • Select the application type from the Type list. The application type selected in the navigation tree is populated by default.
    • Select any Attributes to apply to the profile if desired.
    • Select a configured action policy using the Action Policy list to apply to the profile, if desired.
    • Click the Browse button (...) and use the dialog displaying the device tree that appears to select a test device for the profile.
    • Specify the maximum duration in seconds before the test will time out in the TEST Timeout field.
  3. Click Save.

In addition to these basic profile configuration elements, you can also use the controls on the Components grid on this page to:

For more information, see Working with Components and Component Groups.

To import application profiles from the WUGspace Community:

  1. Select any application profile type displayed in the navigation tree.
  2. Select Import > From Community. (You can also select Import > From Disk to browse to and import an application profile stored on an accessible local or network location.)

    WUGspace access dialog appears.

  3. Enter your account credentials and click Sign In to access WUGspace.
  4. Use the selection boxes at left to specify which application profile you want to import.
  5. Click Import Selected. You can also click Download Selected to save the application profile for later use.
  6. When the profile import is complete, click OK.

Important: When an attribute is applied to an application profile, it is automatically included when that profile is imported into or exported from WhatsUp Gold by another end-user.

See Also

Application Monitoring with WhatsUp Gold

Understanding WhatsUp Gold Application Monitoring Terminology

Preparing to Monitor Applications

Discovering Applications

Working with Application Instances

Working with Components and Component Groups

Working with Discrete Applications

About Action Policies, Actions, and Blackout Policies and WhatsUp Gold Application Monitoring

Working with Application Attributes