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Launch External Application
If enabled, the application is launched when
a monitor fails.
Program: The program to launch when a
monitor fails. For example to integrate with Notepage's
NotePager Pro SMS text message software, select
Browse to find NPP.exe (usually C:\Program Files\NotePager
Program Options: The options to pass to
the application when it launches. Users can use
the the four variables defined below as program
options. Using NotePager Pro as an example again,
you could enter "username from %HOSTNAME% %MONITORDETAILS%
FAILED-Please check" to get an SMS text page to
your pager or phone (where username is your user
account with NotePager Pro, from is the "From"
for the text message and everything after that
is sent as the body of the message with the variable
names replaced as appropriate).
Run in a command shell: If the box is
checked, the program will be launched from a command
shell (i.e. DOS prompt). This option should only
be used if you are launching a command line program.
Run a program when a monitor fails: Check
this box to launch the given application when
a monitor fails. Variables that can be used as
%HOSTNAME% = The server's hostname
%LOCATION% = The server's location.
%MONITORTYPE% = The monitor's type (ping, http,
%MONITORDETAILS% = The monitor's details.