Maintenance schedules allow you to temporarily disable monitoring on specific resources (such as data backups and service restarts) so you can perform maintenance on the host machines. When the scheduled maintenance is completed, ipMonitor reactivates the affected monitors. This process ensure that your planned maintenance activities does not trigger alerts or negative results in your historic reports.
You can schedule maintenance based on rules (such as Microsoft Outlook rules) or while ipMonitor performs routine actions. This allows you to define a list of actions using the reboot server, restart service, or pause commands. You can configure credentials as required on a per-action basis, as well as schedule maintenance to disable monitors while actions outside of ipMonitor occur.
Using maintenance schedules, you can: