The role of a monitor is to group all counters and indicators set on a given server. It also tells NeoLoad how to connect to the monitored system.
Here is the configuration screen with a Linux monitor as an example:
A monitor definition contains at least the following information:
Additional information may be required, depending on the type of monitor. This may include (non-exhaustive list):
Contextual help for each monitor can be obtained by pressing F1.
The following property is common to all the counters within a monitor can be set in the monitor panel:
The Check button allows testing the connection to the server. If it fails, it is necessary to check the monitor settings. A specific error message helps identify the possible cause of the connection failure. Pressing F1 gives a list of prerequisites for each type of monitor.