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  Topic: DNS Blacklist query
Kris

Replies: 6
Views: 4032

PostForum: Configuration, Maintenance, Troubleshooting   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2023 12:16 am   Subject: DNS Blacklist query
Hi Alex,

You beat me to it!

Fresh start in the morning, got it to work.

To do a DNS blacklist check, create a DNS test with the following settings:

- Server: any working DNS ...
  Topic: DNS Blacklist query
Kris

Replies: 6
Views: 4032

PostForum: Configuration, Maintenance, Troubleshooting   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2023 9:12 am   Subject: DNS Blacklist query
Hi Alex,

The DNS blacklists return an IP address based on a reverse query.
If you wanted to know if 11.22.33.44 was blacklisted with Spamcop, the nslookup query would be:

NSLOOKUP 44.33.22.11.b ...
  Topic: DNS Blacklist query
Kris

Replies: 6
Views: 4032

PostForum: Configuration, Maintenance, Troubleshooting   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2023 8:43 am   Subject: DNS Blacklist query
Hi!

Do you think it is possible to use the DNS test to query DNS blacklists?
And if so, could you please point me in the right direction for settings?

Thaaaaanks!
  Topic: Use variable from Event Log test to use in alert
Kris

Replies: 3
Views: 3642

PostForum: Configuration, Maintenance, Troubleshooting   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2023 7:30 am   Subject: Use variable from Event Log test to use in alert
Thanks for your reponse, Alex.

What I will do instead, is whip up a powershell script to scrape the eventlog for 4625 events and if found, send the email message to the user + set test status to wa ...
  Topic: Use variable from Event Log test to use in alert
Kris

Replies: 3
Views: 3642

PostForum: Configuration, Maintenance, Troubleshooting   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2023 2:55 am   Subject: Use variable from Event Log test to use in alert
Hi all,

I have a test that checks Windows event logs for OWA login failures (event ID 4625).
In that test, I extract some useful details with a tune-up like this:

if ("%SuggestedStatus ...
  Topic: Just wanna say...
Kris

Replies: 1
Views: 19321

PostForum: Other   Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2023 3:43 am   Subject: Just wanna say...
Hi everybody,

As I'm just a few months away from being a retired old fart, I just wanted to take a moment to show my appreciation to the KS-Soft team.
For many many years, HostMonitor has been my ...
  Topic: V 14.01: Errors when using 'Use warning status if'
Kris

Replies: 7
Views: 6157

PostForum: Configuration, Maintenance, Troubleshooting   Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2023 6:53 am   Subject: V 14.01: Errors when using 'Use warning status if'
Ok ok. got it

Suppose I have been lucky all the time for the test working with my dodgy use of syntax hehehehe
  Topic: V 14.01: Errors when using 'Use warning status if'
Kris

Replies: 7
Views: 6157

PostForum: Configuration, Maintenance, Troubleshooting   Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2023 6:15 am   Subject: V 14.01: Errors when using 'Use warning status if'
Hi Alex,

Your solution works.
However, I'm still puzzled on how this has worked until the 14.01 update.

Anyway, thanks for helping me out once again...

Have a good one!
  Topic: V 14.01: Errors when using 'Use warning status if'
Kris

Replies: 7
Views: 6157

PostForum: Configuration, Maintenance, Troubleshooting   Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2023 4:08 am   Subject: V 14.01: Errors when using 'Use warning status if'
An actual test (not a ShellScript btw):

Windows Performance Counter (Exchange Queue size):
\MSExchangeTransport Queues(_total)\External Aggregate Delivery Queue Length (All External Queues)
--> ...
  Topic: V 14.01: Errors when using 'Use warning status if'
Kris

Replies: 7
Views: 6157

PostForum: Configuration, Maintenance, Troubleshooting   Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2023 2:47 am   Subject: V 14.01: Errors when using 'Use warning status if'
Hi guys,

Just updated to 14.01

Several test that have a 'Use "Warning" status if..' setting now give errors like:

Invalid expression: ConditionEval: Unknown operator:
followed by t ...
  Topic: Another chart wish
Kris

Replies: 5
Views: 26628

PostForum: Wish list   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2023 8:11 am   Subject: Another chart wish
I don't get it then.
I have a test that calculates the sum of logged on users on 5 rds hosts, which gives a number of somewhere between 150 and 200 during office hours.
Looking at the data somewhat ...
  Topic: Another chart wish
Kris

Replies: 5
Views: 26628

PostForum: Wish list   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2023 1:28 am   Subject: Another chart wish
Example:
I have a test that calculates and displays the sum of 5 other tests as tuned up value.
So first I created a ping test to the HM server itself, just to have a 'parent' test.
Then, in the tu ...
  Topic: Another chart wish
Kris

Replies: 5
Views: 26628

PostForum: Wish list   Posted: Fri Jul 07, 2023 3:07 am   Subject: Another chart wish
Hi guys,

I use the History/Performance charts quite frequently.
One thing I run into every now and then is the 24-month limitation.
Sometimes it is handy to be able to have a chart that goes back ...
  Topic: Set BAD to WARNING after acknowledgement
Kris

Replies: 7
Views: 7139

PostForum: Configuration, Maintenance, Troubleshooting   Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2023 12:38 am   Subject: Set BAD to WARNING after acknowledgement
Hi Alex,

This is the case:
We use TeamViewer to give external consultants access to our servers.
This is on a per-request basis.
We have a test on each server that monitors the presence of the T ...
  Topic: Set BAD to WARNING after acknowledgement
Kris

Replies: 7
Views: 7139

PostForum: Configuration, Maintenance, Troubleshooting   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2023 6:44 am   Subject: Set BAD to WARNING after acknowledgement
Hi Alex,

Unfortunately, that doesn't work either.
It looks like when it changes to 'WARNING', the %AckRecurrences% are reset as well, making it 'BAD' again... and so on
 
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