Domain Name Service (DNS) Monitor
How to get here
The DNS monitor is a simple service Monitor that checks for the DNS (Domain Name Server) on port 53. If no DNS service responds on this port, then the service is considered down.
- . The name of the monitor as it appears in the Active Monitor Library.
- . The description of the monitor as it appears in the Active Monitor Library.
- . Enter a timeout value. This is the length of time in which the service is given a chance to respond. If there is no response in this amount of time, the service is considered down.
- . Select this option to have the monitor appear in the Active Monitors list during discovery. From there, you can select the monitor to have WhatsUp Gold discover that monitor type on your devices.