The purpose of this document is to demonstrate how to create an agentless HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) metric for monitoring a specific website with Monitor Solution for the Symantec Management Platform (SMP).
An agentless HTTP metric is used for checking the availability for monitoring a specific website
For the purposes of this document, the following environment and technologies are being used:
A simple client/server environment.
Client is running Windows 7 (64 bit) and the server is running SMP 7.1 SP2 with Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise (64 bit).
The Windows 7 Client will act as the web server which is running WAMP Server (64 bit) 2.2E
WAMP Server 2.2E includes the following technologies: Apache 2.2.22, Mysql 5.5.24, PHP 5.3.13, XDebug 2.1.2, XDC 1.5,
PHPMyAdmin 184.108.40.206, SQLBuddy 1.3.3, webGrind 1.0.
PLEASE NOTE: WAMP is not a Symantec product and there are many other web server applications that provide an equal service. This document is using WAMP for exemplary purposes only.
Steps to create the agentless HTTP metric for monitoring a particular website: