Configure the Import settings

The System Settings page includes an Import Settings option that allows you to import XML content, monitors, groups, alerts, maintenance schedules, and report configurations into ipMonitor using an XML file.

To configure these settings, click the Configuration tab > System Settings > Import Settings and select the events you want to monitor. All selected settings are the default settings.

Areas to Import

Select the options that import and export configuration settings in XML format. Select all items that are included in the imported XML file.

You can import data into ipMonitor using one of the following methods:

  • Upload a properly formatted XML file directly into your installation.
  • Cut and paste your XML text into the application without the need to create or locate a file.

Upload a formatted XML file to ipMonitor

Select this option to upload a properly formatted XML file directly into your installation.

  1. Click Configuration > System Settings > Import Settings.
  2. Under XML to Import, click the Data Source drop-down menu and select Upload Local File.

  3. In the XML File Name field, enter the path and file name or click Browse to locate the targeted file.
  4. Click Import.

Cut and paste formatted XML into ipMonitor

Select this option to paste a section of formatted XML text and import it directly in your installation without the need to create or locate a file. Using this option, you can make last-minute changes to your XML configuration before the import process.

  1. Click Configuration > System Settings > Import Settings.
  2. Under XML to Import, click the Data Source drop-down menu and select Cut and Paste XML.

  3. Paste the formatted XML text into the XML Text edit box.
  4. Make any last-minute editing changes to the text as needed. Click the blue arrow to expand the field and encompass the full length of the text.
  5. Click Import.