HTTP(s) Synthetic Monitor
This guide provides instructions on how to create an HTTP(s) Synthetic Monitor leveraging the minimum required settings.
Using the instructions provided in this document, you can create an HTTP(s) Synthetic Monitor to validate and alert on the health and performance of your HTTP(s) applications.
Configure an HTTP Monitor
Step 1: Create a new HTTP Monitor.
Log into the F5® Distributed Cloud Console.
Navigate to either the
Observabilityworkspace tile or menu.
Note: The homepage is role based, and your homepage may look different due to your role customization. Select
All Servicesdrop-down menu to discover all options.
Add HTTP Monitor.
Step 2: Configure Metadata.
Step 3: Configure what to monitor.
URLthat you would like to monitor.
Set the monitor frequency
Intervalfor how often you would like the monitor run from each source region configured later in the form.
Step 4: Configure where to monitor from.
Note: Each source
regionadded will monitor the HTTP endpoint configured for the monitor. The combined health from all regions will generate the overall monitor's
- In the
Add Itemto begin adding sources for the monitor.
Select the desired
Providerfor which you would like to source the monitor from.
Providerselected, click the
Regionsdropdown and select which
Regionyou would like the monitor to run from.
Add Itemif you would like to add additional
Regionsfor the current
Applyto add the current
Regionsto the monitor.
Back in the primary
Add Itemand follow the steps above if you would like to add additional
Save and Exitto save the new HTTP Synthetic Monitor.
Step 5: Setup Alerting.
Synthetic Monitoringcan be configured similar to other F5® Distributed Cloud services following the Alerting how-to.
Optionally filter your
Alert Policyto only send notifications to the receiver based on alerts coming from Synthetic Monitoring by either matching the
Synthetic-Monitorsor matching the