This section provides information on the resource types that vCenter Hyperic can monitor over the network.

The following sections correspond to the resource types that vCenter Hyperic can monitor over the network. Click a link for information on how to configure a platform service resource of that type, and for information on supported metrics and default monitoring settings.

This section describes how to monitor and configure the DHCP server.

This section describes how to monitor and configure the DNS service.

You can configure a platform service of type "FTP" to report the availability of a remote FTP service.

vCenter Hyperic can monitor an HTTP service over the network. You configure a platform service of type "HTTP" on the operating system platform of your choice. The vCenter Hyperic agent on that platform collects the metrics for the remote service and presents them under the newly created platform service.

You can configure a platform service of type "IMAP" to report the availability of a remote IMAP service.

This sections explains how to set up a platform service to report the availability of a remote host by pinging its internet address.

This section explains how to configure a platform service of type "LDAP" to report the availability of a remote LDAP service.

This section explains how to configure a platform service of type "NTP" to report the availability of a remote NTP server.

This section explains how to configure a platform service of type "POP3" to report the availability of a remote POP3 service.

This section explains how to configure a platform service of type "RPC" to report the availability of a remote RPC service over the network.

This section explains how to configure a platform service of type "SMTP".

This section describes how to configure a platform service of type "SNMP" to report the availability of a remote SNMP agent.

This section explains how to configure a platform service of type "SSH" on the operating system platform of your choice.

This section explains how to configure a platform service of type "TCP" on the operating system platform of your choice.