Cloud Resource Monitor determines if the selected cloud load balancer or cloud instance is available. This is useful for tracking service level for applications running in the cloud, tracking uptime, and monitoring health of managed infrastructure when your network or datacenter resources extend to the cloud.
The monitor can be used to determine availability for:
Note: Before you apply this monitor to a device, the device must have valid AWS or Azure credentials assigned (depending on the cloud service being utilized).
The success or failure of the monitor is dependent upon health and operational status values returned by the device that can be interpreted by WhatsUp Gold as up or down. Only a unique name and description are required to successfully configure this monitor, though you can also enable Use in Rescan if desired.