Remote Monitoring & Management Help

Script Check

The Script Check allows you to upload, deploy and run your own scripts as a 24x7 Check easily from the Dashboard.

Add Script

To add a script to the Dashboard go to

  1. Go to Settings > Script Manager
  2. Select New
  3. In the Script Manager dialog enter the required Description, Usage, Default Timeout, Operating System, Script Type [Script Check or Automated Task (Windows or Mac)]
  4. Upload the Script

Further information is available in Script Management with a list of the Default Script Checks

Dashboard v5.38 introduced the facility to suppress Script Check Alerts until the Check failures exceed the specified number of consecutive failures.

The Linux Monitoring Agent supports Shell scripts and interpreted languages such as Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby for which there is a handler installed.

Dashboard Check configuration

Add

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Click Add Check
  4. Choose Add DSC > Script Check
  5. Select the script. Scripts are grouped by function in expandable and contractible sections including User Defined* Scripts and includes a Search function. Click on a Script to view its Description (where available).

  6. Click Next to configure and populate the Script Parameters where required, including the Script timeout range
  7. Click OK to save and apply

Edit

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Select the target Script Check
  4. From the Check drop-down
  5. Click Edit Check (also available from the Check's right-click menu)
  6. Configure the settings
  7. Click OK to save and apply

Delete

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Select the target Script Check
  4. From the Check drop-down
  5. Click Delete Check (also available from the Check's right-click menu)
  6. Enter the password you have logged into the Dashboard under to confirm removal
  7. Click OK to delete

Add Script Check and Choose Script

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Configure Script

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Important although we have provided the mechanism to run your own scripts on your servers and workstations. We are not responsible for custom scripts made or used in conjunction with this product. We are not liable for loss incurred from system, hardware or data loss. It is the customer/developers responsibility to verify the integrity, actions and impact of any custom scripts.