Home Ribbon Page

The Home Ribbon page contains all main actions related to the primary features of Ping Monitor. This chapter will describe each group and the actions available in it for the Home page.

Activity Ribbon Group

The Activity Ribbon group is used to control the monitoring process activity. The glyph of this group is used to open the Monitor Settings preference page.

Start

Start

The Start button allows you to start monitoring for the currently selected hosts.

Stop

Stop

The Stop button allows you to stop monitoring for the currently selected hosts.

Pause

Pause

The Pause button allows you to pause monitoring for the currently selected hosts.

Resume

Resume

The Resume button can be used to resume monitoring for the currently selected hosts.

Statistics Ribbon Group

The Statistics Ribbon group is used to manage the stored monitoring data.

Delete Statistics

Delete Statistics

The Delete Statistics button should be used to delete all monitoring data for the selected hosts.

Reporting Ribbon Group

The Reporting Ribbon group allows you to create generic reports.

Generate Report

Generate Report

The Generate Report button should be used to generate a performance and availability report for any period of time.

New Ribbon Group

The New Ribbon group contains the actions for creating new business objects within Ping Monitor.

Host

Host

The Host button should be used to add a new host or a range of hosts to be monitored.

Group

Group

The Group button allows you to create a new hosts group.

Summary Report

Summary Report

The Summary Report button should be used to create a new preconfigured report with the brief information on monitors performance and availability.

Detailed Report

Detailed Report

The Detailed Report button should be used to create a new preconfigured report with the detailed information on monitors performance and availability.

Web Ribbon Group

The Web Ribbon group allows you to access the program's web interface.

Web Interface

Web Interface

The Web Interface button can be used to open the EMCO Ping Monitor Enterprise program web site in the default browser.