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Description of User Interface

The main window of the program contains the main menu, toolbar, list of hosts to be monitored, list of checks, navigation bar, information bar, and status bar.

Main menu

From the application’s main menu, you can call all functions available in the application.

From the File menu, you can:

1. Scan a network

2. Connect to the server

3. Edit the application’s settings

4. Exit from the application


From the Groups menu, you can:

1. Add a new group

2. Add a new subgroup

3. Rename a group

4. Delete a group


From the Hosts menu, you can:

1. Add a new host

2. Edit properties of a host

3. Delete a host

4. Edit check interval for selected host

5. Force check for selected host


From the Checks menu, you can:

1. Add a new check

2. Edit check properties

3. Delete a check

4. Turn on/Turn off a check

5. Force selected check

6. Update the list of checks


From the View menu, you can:

1. Show/hide the information bar

2. Show/hide the navigation bar


From the Logs menu, you can:

1. View the alert log

2. View the Windows Event Log


From the Help menu, you can:

1. View this help

2. View information about the application

3. Other helpful information about the application



The toolbar contains buttons that provide a quick-access to the most used functions of the application.

List of hosts to be monitored

The monitoring list contains hosts united into groups (folders) in the tree-like form. You can set any number of checks for each host. Selecting a specific host on the tree makes the check list show only the checks that belong to the host. When a group is selected, the check list displays all checks contained within this group of hosts.

Check list

The list of checks shows check records for the group or host selected on the tree.

Navigation bar

If the number of checks on the list is too great – so that they do not fit in the visible area of the list, – you can navigate through them easily using the navigation bar. Generally, the navigation bar is a reduction of the check list. Navigation bar allows responding to a check failure promptly, as a record highlighted with red color can be seen easily despite that it is outside the visible area of the list. You can hide the navigation bar by clearing the checkbox by the View | Navigation Bar item on the main menu.

Information bar

The information bar shows current state of the check selected on the check list and some of its properties in a convenient format. Besides that, by selecting the necessary option on the Actions field, you can quickly change the application’s response to the check result. You can hide the information bar by clearing the checkbox by the View | Information Bar item on the main menu.



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