What is the type?

The type is the protocol of the service. It is used to perform checks.

The following are available:

  • HTTP
  • RUM
  • DNS
  • IMAP
  • POP3
  • SMTP
  • TCP
  • UDP
  • Transaction

A web service will be HTTP or HTTPS.

A real user monitor (added to the web service via JavaScript) will be RUM.

A mail service will be IMAP, POP3, or SMTP.

A domain name system service will be DNS.

A generic service will be TCP or UDP.

A web service which should be tested by performing a series of tasks will be Transaction.

Note: Once you select a type, additional fields to customize the monitor may be shown.

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