Here are the options in the configuration schema to enable TCP checking.

port Option

Option Information

Value

Description

Port

Default

A default value for port is usually set for each type of network service by properties in the netservices plug-in descriptor.

Optional

false

Type

N/A

Notes

The port on which the service listens.

Parent Schema

sockaddr

hostname Option

Option Information

Value

Description

Hostname

Default

localhost

Optional

N/A

Type

N/A

Notes

The hostname of system that hosts the object to monitor. For example: mysite.com

Parent Schema

netservices plug-in descriptor

Make sure you use the IP address of the machine on which the remote check is to run, not the host name.

sotimeout Option

Option Information

Value

Description

Socket Timeout (in seconds)

Default

10

Optional

N/A

Type

int

Notes

The maximum amount of time the agent waits for a response to a request to the remote service.

Parent Schema

netservices plug-in descriptor