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Watchman Monitoring

This document provides the steps required to configure the Watchman Monitoring Inspector.

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Quick Details

Typically Runs From: Managed Cloud Agent
Is Auto-Discovered By: N/A
Can Auto-Discover: N/A
Parent/Child Type Inspector: No
Data Summary: Here

Overview

See it in Action

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Inspector Setup Preparation

Getting your API Key

  • Login to Watchman Monitoring
  • On the left-hand navigation pane, expand Settings and click on API
  • In the API Keys panel, click on the Generate a Key button
  • Enter a name of the API key such as Liongard and set the scope to Full Access

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Scope/Permissions

Please note the inspector only does GET requests to the API but we are restricted to what Watchman Monitoring provides for scoping of API keys.

  • Click Save
  • Copy the API key that appears in the API keys panel.

Liongard Inspector Setup

In Liongard, navigate to Admin > Inspectors > Navigate to the Watchmam Monitoring Inspector > Select Add System.

Fill in the following information:

  • Environment: Select the Environment this System Inspector should be associated to
  • Friendly Name: Suggested "[Environment Name] Watchman Monitoring"
  • Agent: Cloud-Linux
  • Cloudwatch Monitoring URL: The URL of your Watchman Monitoring instance. Include the ‘http’ protocol.
  • API Key: The API Key copied above
  • Scheduling: The Inspector will default to run once a day at the time the Inspector is set up. Here you can adjust the schedule
  • Inspector Version: Latest

Select Save. The Inspector will now be triggered to run within the minute.

Optional: Turn on Flexible Asset/Configuration Auto-Updating

If you would like this Inspector's data to be sent to ConnectWise and/or IT Glue, turn on Flexible Assets/Configurations for this Inspector:

  • ConnectWise: Admin > Integrations > ConnectWise > Connfiguration Types > Confirm the "Configuration Auto-Updating" toggle is enabled
  • IT Glue: Admin > Integrations > IT Glue > Flexible Assets > Confirm the "Flexible Asset Auto-Updating" toggle is enabled

Watchman Monitoring Quick Tips/FAQs

Inspector FAQs

Last Update: 2020-09-11

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Watchman Monitoring


This document provides the steps required to configure the Watchman Monitoring Inspector.

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