How To Create PowerShell Script Monitors In Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold

Buying a network monitoring tool doesn’t always solve all your monitoring problems, contrary to what the salesperson told you. Sometimes you have a requirement to monitor a custom application or maybe a server attribute that isn’t typically monitored. The good news is that you don’t need to build an entire monitoring system from the ground up, WhatsUp Gold allows you to utilize its engine with your custom data using PowerShell script monitors!

In this snip, Anthony walks you through the basics of creating both an Active Monitor using $Context.SetResult to return the status and a Performance Monitor using $Context.SetValue to return a graphable value.

Prerequisites include:

WhatsUp Gold