Monitoring IronPort Systems with Monitoring Studio

How to monitor IronPort Systems with Monitoring Studio v9.4.

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This article explains how to import the pre-built configuration into Monitoring Studio to monitor IronPort systems. The pre-built configuration does not cover all the monitoring aspects of IronPort systems. It is provided as an example and can be used as a working base for advanced monitoring. No support will be provided for this prebuilt configuration. Should you need further assistance to customize it, please contact our Professional Services team.

The pre-built configuration collects the following metrics:

Metric collected by the pre-built configuration

Importing the Pre-Built Configuration


Before using the pre-built configuration, make sure that:


  1. Download the configuration file compatible with your version of Monitoring Studio, unzip the cfg file and copy it on the server where the PATROL Agent and the Monitoring Studio KM are installed.

  2. Right-click on the main Monitoring Studio icon > KM Commands > Configuration > Import Configuration. Importing the IronPort pre-built configuration

  3. Navigate to the folder where the downloaded cfg file is copied and choose the IronPort configuration file. Selecting the IronPort pre-built configuration

  4. Provide the information to connect to the IronPort server to be monitored and click Next. Setting up the group constants

  5. Monitoring Studio indicates the number of hosts found in the configuration file that require specific information before being imported. You can click the Hosts button to view the list. Click Next.

    Verifying the host information

  6. Provide the hostname or IP address of the IronPort server to be monitored and click Next

    Providing the Hostname or IP address of the IronPort Server to be monitored

  7. Provide System Credentials for the IronPort server and click Next.

    Providing the System Credentials

  8. Review the Import Summary and click Next.

    Reviewing the Import Summary

  9. When import is complete, click Finish.

Important Note: Thresholds are not set by default. We recommend you to set them as per your needs.

Learn More

To learn more about the monitor types used in this configuration template, please refer to the Specifying the Monitors Used section of the user documentation.

Please refer to Professional Services page to learn more about the consulting services available.