This section details the options in the configuration schema for the "TCP Socket" service type.

These are the resource attributes that are displayed, and may be edited, on the Configuration Properties page for a TCP Socket service, shown above.

Table 1. TCP Socket Configuration Options

Name

Description

Default

Optional

Type

Notes

Parent Schema

hostname

Hostname

localhost

false

N/A

Hostname of system that hosts the service to monitor. For example: mysite.com

sockaddr

port

Port

A default value for port is usually set for each type of network service by properties in the netservices plugin descriptor.

false

N/A

Port where service listens.

sockaddr

sotimeout

Socket Timeout (in seconds)

10

true

int

The maximum amount of time the agent will wait for a response to a request to the remote service.

sockaddr