Timing

Timing parameters allow you to intensify or reduce testing during the monitor Up, Warn, Down and Lost states. For example, you can intensify testing when a monitor enters a Warn state and reduce testing when a monitor enters a Lost state.

Setting Description
Maximum Test Duration

The method used to time out a monitor test.

If a response is not returned within the defined number of seconds, the test fails.

Delays Between Tests While: Up The number of seconds between each test while the monitor is in an Up (or OK) state.
Delays Between Tests While: Warn

The number of seconds between each test while the monitor is in a Warn state (a problem has been detected).

Alerts are not processed during the Warn state.

Delays Between Tests While: Down

The number of seconds between each test while the monitor is in a Down state (a failure has been confirmed).

Alerts are processed during the Down state.

Delays Between Tests While: Lost

The number of seconds between each test while the monitor is in a Lost state (the resource continues to be down and the maximum number of alerts have been processed).

No further alerts will be processed until the monitor recovers.