How To Monitor A Microsoft DNS Server Using Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold

WhatsUp Gold is a powerful monitoring tool that you can use to monitor your entire enterprise network. This includes Microsoft’s DNS Server, if that is what you are using. Monitoring your DNS server is fairly important because f you don’t have your DNS server actively responding to DNS queries, your network is pretty useless.

In this snip, Anthony will walk you through how to add a DNS monitor from the monitor library to your Microsoft DNS server in WhatsUp Gold. Then he’ll show you how to verify that it is accurately monitoring the DNS Server service by simulating a down event.

Prerequisites include: WhatsUp Gold Microsoft DNS Server