New features in this version of WhatsUp Gold
Evaluation Quick Start
Navigating the WhatsUp Gold User Interface
Working with the Discovered Network View
Working with the My Network Map
Customizing the My Network Map
Map filtering
Working with the Device List
Searching WhatsUp Gold
Addressing Web Alarms
Using the Top Menu Navigation Admin Features
Customizing web alarm behavior
Getting Help and More Information
Getting Started
Running Discovery
Getting the Most from Your Scan
Discovering Virtual Devices
Discover VMware Hosts Managed By vCenter
Discovering Storage Devices
Installing the SMI-S Agent for use with WhatsUp Gold
Cloud-based Wireless LAN Controllers
Initiating a Discovery Scan
Hosts File Format
Adding Discovered Devices (to MY NETWORK)
Using Saved Discovery Scan Settings
Handling Shared Addresses (Merge Devices)
Typical Uses of Shared Addressing
Device Roles (Detecting Categories)
Roles/Sub Roles Library
Roles/Sub Roles New/Edit Wizard
General Settings
Building Rule Sets for Device Detection
Device Scan Rules
Querying Infosets
Associated Roles
Associated Sub Roles
Filter Library
Add/Edit an Interface Filter
Create a Custom Device Role
Clone a Device Role
Refine Scan Rules
Check Logic Between Rule Groups
Fit Default Roles with Custom Monitors
Device Management
Device Properties
About Device Roles
About Device Dependencies
Schedule Recurring Maintenance Times
Monitor Types
Device Status
Assigning Monitors
Active Monitors
Active Script (Active)
APC UPS (Active)
BGP Peer Status
Cloud Resource Monitor
Exchange 2003
File Content
File Properties
HTTP Content
JMX (Active)
Meraki Device Status Active Monitor
Network Statistics
Ping Interarrival Jitter
Power Supply
SNMP Extended
SNMP (Active)
SQL Query (Active)
SQL Server
SSH (Active)
SSL Certificate
Storage Controller Health monitor
Storage File System
Storage Disk Drives
Storage LUN
Storage Pool
Script Syntax
Script Syntax: Expect=Keyword
Script Syntax: Flow Control Keywords
Script Syntax: Send=Keyword
Script Syntax: SimpleExpect Keyword
WAP Radio
WMI Formatted
Set Polling Properties
Using Action Policies
Implicit Action Policy
Passive Monitors
Windows Event Log
Performance Monitors
Active Script (Performance)
Using Reference Variables with Script Monitors
APC UPS (Performance)
AWS CloudWatch (Performance)
AWS Cloud (Billing and Usage)
Azure Cloud (Performance)
Azure Cloud (Billing and Usage)
CPU Utilization (Performance)
PowerShell Scripting
Disk Utilization (Performance)
Printer Ink/Toner Performance Monitor
Hyper-V Virtual Machine Disk Activity
JMX (Performance)
Interface Utilization
Memory Utilization (Performance)
Ping Latency and Availability
SNMP (Performance)
SQL Query (Performance)
SSH (Performance)
VMware Datastore IOPS
Windows Performance Counter
Configuring WMI Formatted Counter monitors
WMI Performance Monitor
Hyper-V Event Log Monitor
Hyper-V Host Virtual Machines Monitor
Rules Expression Editor
Device Management Actions
Using Tools in WhatsUp Gold
Connecting directly to a monitored device through the WhatsUp Gold interface
Poller Configuration
Using Scalability Pollers with WhatsUp Gold
Installing the Scalability Poller Application on a Remote Machine
Configuring Scalability Pollers in WhatsUp Gold
Using Scalability Pollers with Failover and Distributed
Built-in Action Types
Active Script Action
Beeper Action
E-mail Action
Post To IFTTT Action
Log to Text File Action
OpsGenie Alert Management Action
Pager Action
Post To Slack Action
PowerShell Action
Program Action
Service Restart Action
ServiceNow Incident Creation Action
SMS Action
SMS Direct action
SNMP Set Action
Sound Action
SSH Action
Syslog action
Text to Speech Action
VMware Action
Web Alarm Action
Configuration Management Action
Windows Event Log Action
Guidelines for Creating Action Policies
Working with credentials
Available Credentials
SMI-S Credential
Installing the SMI-S Agent for use with WhatsUp Gold
Monitoring Dell Compellent Storage Environments
Monitoring Dell EMC Storage Environments
AWS Credential
Creating AWS Access Keys
Azure Credential
Create an Application Access Key with the Azure Management Portal
Azure Tenant Credential Fields
Meraki Cloud Credential
Generating a Meraki API Key
Tips for applying credentials
Creating credentials
Assigning credentials
Device Groups
Dynamic Groups
Network Environment Monitoring
Viewing Devices on the Map
Viewing Information Cards
Applying Thresholds, Alerts, Notification Schedules, and Action Policies
Recurring Action Library
Adding and editing a Recurring Action
Creating Alerts
Thresholds Library
Notifications Library
Notification Policies
Notification Blackout Policies
Mapping Wireless
Mapping Virtual
Mapping Applications
Manually Connecting Devices on the Map
Monitoring Wireless
Monitoring Virtual
Monitoring Cloud-Managed Devices
Monitoring VoIP IP SLA
Application Monitoring with WhatsUp Gold
Understanding WhatsUp Gold Application Monitoring Terminology
Preparing to Monitor Applications
Discovering Applications
Working with Application Profiles
Working with Application Instances
Working with Components and Component Groups
CPU Utilization
Database Query
Disk Utilization
File Content
HTTP Content Check
Interface Statistics
JMX Performance Check
Memory Utilization
Network Port Check
Process Check
Scripting (PowerShell)
Scripting (End User Monitor)
About iDrone (EUM Poller) and using EUM Components
Configuring iDrone (EUM Poller)
Using iMacros with End User Monitor (EUM) Components
Service Check
Windows Performance Counter
Discrete Applications
About Action Policies, Actions, and Blackout Policies and WhatsUp Gold Application Monitoring
Application Monitoring Action Policies
Configuring an Application Monitoring Action Policy
Working with Application Monitoring Actions
Application Monitoring Blackout Policies
Application Attributes
Configuration Management
CM System Overview
Using Task Scripts
Using the Configuration Management Task Script Library
Creating and Editing a Task Script
Configuring Custom Task Scripts
Importing and Exporting Task Scripts
Debugging Task Scripts
Run Now
Using Tasks
Task Library
Configuring Password Tasks
Configuring Schedulable Tasks
Assigning a Task to a Device
Running a Task Immediately
Using Device Properties
Viewing Configuration Management in Device Properties
Associating Tasks with Devices
Viewing Archived Configuration Files
Comparing Archived Configuration Files
Modifying Archived Configuration Files
Importing Archived Configuration Files
Exporting Archived Configuration Files
Removing Tasks from Devices
Restoring Archived Configurations
Deleting Archived Configuration Files
Using Policies
Configuration Management Policy Library
Configuring a Configuration Management policy
Auditing a policy
Viewing Archive Policy Audit Results
Using Configuration Management Templates
Capture and Add Templates
Generating and Applying Templates
Importing and Exporting Templates
Using the Template Library
Leveraging and Customizing System Scripts
System Script Library
Configuring System Scripts
Importing and Exporting System Scripts
Managing CLI and Remote Shell Settings
CLI Settings Library
CLI Settings Profile
Configuring CLI settings
Importing and exporting CLI settings
Remote Client Settings
Archive Search
Understanding Configuration Archives
Performing an Archive Search
Configuration Archive Search Result
Applying Regular Expressions
Pattern Range (IP Address)
Pattern Exclusion
Using the Configuration Management VLAN Manager
Configuring VLAN trunks
Writing Custom VLAN Scripts
Setting Log Expiration
Network Traffic Analysis
NTA System Overview
NTA System Requirements
NTA Quick Start
Choosing NTA Sources
Configuring and Enabling Collection on Sources
Enable and View Flow Collection Status
NTA Sources Library
View, Edit, Delete, and Enable Flow Sources
Edit Interface Properties
Add NBAR Source
Get SNMP Traffic Totals
Scope User Access to NTA Traffic Data
Access NTA Data Views
Browse, Configure, and Enable Potential Netflow Sources
Remotely Configure Cisco Netflow Device
Configure Flow Export on Source Devices
Configure Flow Export
Configure sFlow Export
Configuring Flexible NetFlow on a Cisco device
Aggregating Sources
Grouping Traffic
Classifying Traffic by Port Number
Adding Custom Labels for Type of Service (ToS) IDs
Listener Port, Collection, and Retention Settings
Collector Database Maintenance
Reduce and Analyze Traffic with Advanced Filtering
Applying System Tasks
Using WhatsUp Gold System Tasks
Changing Log Persistance Settings
WhatsUp Gold Settings
System Services
System Settings
Manage SNMP MIBs
Import MIB Definitions
Handling MIB Syntax or Dependency Errors
View MIB Definitions
About WhatsUp Gold Distributed Edition
Configuring WhatsUp Gold Distributed Edition
About WhatsUp Gold Failover Edition
About the WhatsUp Gold Failover Console
Configuring Failover Options
Scheduling Activities
Configuring Actions and Alerts
Accessing WhatsUp Gold Libraries
Scheduling Activities
Application Monitoring Settings
Configuration Management Settings
Network Traffic Analysis Settings
Virtual Settings
Wireless Settings
Global Wireless Settings
Wireless Client Groups
Wireless Excluded Rogues
Local Access of Settings and Controls (WhatsUp Gold Console)
Using Device Types
About Device Properties - General
About Device Properties - Menus
Adding a Menu Item
Operating WhatsUp Gold in FIPS 140-2 Mode
Using WhatsUp Gold Database Utilities
Configuring File Transfer Settings
Importing Trap Definitions
Administering Users and User Groups
About User Rights
About User Groups
Dashboarding, Reporting, and Logging
Create NOC Views and Custom Dashboards
Home Dashboard
Device Status
Alert Center
Application Monitoring
Network Traffic Analysis Dashboards
NTA Home Dashboard
NTA Senders and Receivers
NTA Troubleshooting
Predictive Trending Report
Virtual Monitoring
Traffic Overview
Wireless Monitoring
Unclassified Traffic
TOP 10
Rogues Dashboard
Quarterly Availability Summary
Reporting Performance, Inventory, and Uptime
Device Thresholds
Threshold Summary
Application Event Log
Application State Summary
Running Action Policy Report
Instance Summary
Hourly Availability Over Time
Custom Content
Custom Links
Active Monitor Availability
Current Device States
Device SNMP Details
Device State Summary
Enabled Active Monitors
Group Status
Map View
SNMP Details
Device Information and Status
Device Active Monitor States
Device Custom Links
Interface Details
Monitors Applied
Performance Monitor Summary
Active Monitor Outages
Alert Center Items
Device Uptime
Device Health
Start vs. Run
Network Traffic
Top Receivers
Top Receiver ASN
Top Receiver Cities
Top Receiver Domains
Top Receiver Groups
Top Receiver TLDs
Top Receivers with the Most Conversation Partners
Top Receivers with the Most Failed Connections
Top Senders
Top Sender ASN
Top Sender Cities
Top Sender Domains
Top Sender Groups
Top Sender TLDs
Top Senders with the Most Conversation Partners
Top Senders with the Most Failed Connections
Interface Usage
NBAR Applications - Flow Details
NBAR Applications - Interface Totals
NTA Types of Services (ToS)
Packet Size Distribution
Top Ports
Top Protocols
Top Applications
Top Endpoint Groups
Top Endpoints
ICMP Types
Top Interfaces by Traffic
Top Interfaces by Utilization
Top Sources with Interfaces
Traffic Totals
Unclassified Traffic
Class-Based QoS Usage
CPU Utilization
Custom Performance Monitor
Disk Free Space
Disk Utilization
Interface Discards
Interface Errors
Interface Traffic
Interface Utilization
Memory Utilization
Ping Availability (Packet Loss)
Ping Packet Loss
Ping Response Time
System Info
Host List
Virtual Server
Virtual Host Attributes
Virtual Machine Attributes
Asset Inventory
Installed Software
Device Connectivity
Switch Port Utilization
Computer Systems
Software Updates
Windows Services
Warranty Information
Element Count
Total Actions Applied by Type
Active Monitors by Type
Devices by Type
Devices with a Specific Attribute
Total Devices by Role
Passive Monitors by Type
Total Performance Monitors by Type
Database Size
Database Table Usage
Poller Health
Network Coverage
Network Composition
Remote System Info
Remote Group List
Remote Site Overview
Remote Sites Licensing Usage
Remote Site List
Remote Sites Status
Remote Sites Error Log
Specific Device
State Change Timeline
Down Active Monitors
Down Interfaces
Interface Discards
Interface Errors
Interface Errors and Discards
Quarterly Availability Summary
Tail of Action Activity Log
Tail of Passive Monitor Error Log
Tail of SNMP Trap Log
Tail of Syslog
Tail of Windows Event Log
Web Alarms
Actions Fired
Completely Down Devices
Device Group Mini Status
Down Active Monitors
Devices with Down Critical Monitors
Down Interfaces
Summary Counts
State Change Acknowledgment Report
Tail of Action Activity Log
Tail of Passive Monitor Error Log
Tail of SNMP Trap Log
Tail of State Change Log
Tail of Syslog
Tail of Windows Event Log
Unacknowledged Devices
Down Active Monitors
Virtual Reporting
Virtual Machines CPU Utilization
Virtual Machines Disk Activity
Virtual Machines Interface Utilization
Virtual Machines Memory Utilization
VMware Virtual Machines Datastore IOPS
VMware Device Datastore IOPS
Wireless Reporting
Wireless Bandwidth Utilization
Bandwidth Summary
Wireless CPU Utilization
Client Count
Wireless Memory Utilization
Rogue Count
Signal to Noise Ratio
Wireless System Summary
Wireless Rogue Setting
Wireless Clients
Wireless Clients: Specific Client
Wireless Session Details
Client Bandwidth
Client Associations
Wireless Client Session Details
Wireless Client Signal Quality
Wireless Client Bandwidth (Specific Client)
Free Form Text/HTML
Remote Environment Reporting
Action Activity Log (Remote)
CPU Utilization
Custom Performance Monitor
Disk Free Space (Remote)
Disk Utilization (Remote)
Interface Traffic (Remote)
Interface Utilization (Remote)
Memory Utilization (Remote)
Ping Availability (Remote)
Ping Response Time (Remote)
Summary Counts (Remote)
Viewing Performance Real Time
RealTime Performance Monitor Report
About Logs
Creating and Exporting Log Data Reports
Searching, Sorting, and Reducing
Log Library
Action Log
Actions Applied Log
Activity Log
Actions Activity Log
Blackout Summary Log
Scan History
General Error Log
Hyper-V Event Log
Logger Health Messages
Passive Monitor Error Log
Performance Monitor Error Log
Policy Audit
Recurring Action Log
Scheduled Report Log
SNMP Trap Log
Task Log
VMware Event Log
Web User Activity Log
Windows Event Log
Alert Center Log View
Network Traffic Analysis Logs
Unclassified Traffic
Applications State Change Log
APM-Resolved Items Log
Copyright notice