Add Machine dialog box

This dialog box enables you to add the machine that you want to monitor to the Monitored Server Machines list.

Access information

To access
Right-click a graph > Add Measurements. In the dialog box that opens, click Add in the Monitored Server Machine section.
Relevant tasks

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Monitored machine information

The most common user interface elements are described below. Some monitors require additional information, see the relevant help pages for setting up the monitors.

For SiteScope monitoring, see SiteScope server information.

UI Element Description
The name or IP address of the machine that you want to monitor.
  • SNMP monitor: If the SNMP agent is running on a different port than the default SNMP port, you need to define the port number using the format: <server name>:<port number>

  • MS IIS monitor: To monitor an IIS server through a firewall, use TCP, port 139.

  • Tuxedo monitor: For multiple instances of the Tuxedo monitor on the same machine, enter the port number of each monitor to distinguish each instance using the format: <machine name>:<port number>

Type of platform (Windows or Linux) of the machine you want to monitor.

Note: This field is disabled for monitor configurations that do not have platform specifications (such as Apache), or when the monitor is intended to be used with a single platform type.


Relevant for UNIX resource monitoring.

  • To use SSH: Select the Use SSH check box and enter the user name and password.

    Note: The password entered here is encrypted using a shared key included in the LoadRunner Professional installation. If you change the shared key using the Network and Security manager (lr_agent_settings command line tool), you must re-enter the password here. For details, see Network and Security Manager.

  • To use RSTATD: If the Use SSH check box is not selected, RSTATD is used by default (make sure that RSTATD daemon is configured on the server).

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SiteScope server information

For SiteScope server monitoring there are additional user interface elements:

Note: In order to connect to a Sitescope server with specific credentials, you must first stop the Sitescope monitor and remove all of its counters.

UI Element Description
The name of the SiteScope server.
The SiteScope port.
Default: 8888
Use Secure HTTP
Uses a secure HTTP connection to the SiteScope server.
<User account details>
Provide details for the specific SiteScope account to use:
  • Account. Internal SiteScope account name.

  • Username. The display name of SiteScope account.

  • Password. The password for the SiteScope account.

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