A monitoring robot is a set of essential agents that lets SoftLayer monitoring management system to communicate with a server, a Cloud Computing Instance or a Bare Metal Instance.

A monitoring robot must be installed in order for any monitoring agent to report monitoring data to a SoftLayer monitoring hub system.

TCP ports from 48000 to 48020 should be open on your server or cloud instance for advanced monitoring robots and agents.


Checks if a monitoring robot can communicate with SoftLayer monitoring management system
Retrieve the account associated with the corresponding robot.
Retrieve the program (monitoring agent) that gets details of a system or application and reporting of the metric data and triggers alarms for predefined events.
Retrieve a SoftLayer_Monitoring_Robot record.
Retrieve the current status of the robot.
Retrieve the SoftLayer_Software_Component that corresponds to the robot installation on the server.
Resets monitoring robot status to "Active"