Technical Resources

Article: Failover Options Ensure Monitoring Continuity

FrameFlow’s failover options let you deploy secondary monitoring systems that take over operations if your primary monitoring systems are down. Read this article to see examples and learn more about how failover monitoring works in FrameFlow.

Article: Best Methods for Running PowerShell Scripts Using FrameFlow

FrameFlow lets you develop custom monitoring features using PowerShell and integrate them with its monitoring and alerting engine. This article provides tips on using PowerShell scripts with FrameFlow.

Article: How to Create a 32-bit ODBC DSN on a 64-bit System

To create ODBC DSNs for use with FrameFlow’s ODBC event monitor you need to use the 32-bit ODBC tool if you are running on a 64-bit version of Windows. This article provides instructions on locating the ‘odbcad32’ utility and using it to create a DSN.

Article: Configuring FrameFlow Remote Nodes to use a Proxy Server

In many corporate environments outgoing web requests go through a proxy server in order to provide for security and auditing. FrameFlow MSP v0.9.2 added the ability for remote nodes to connect through a proxy server

Article: Extending the Allowed Time for Event Monitoring Actions to Complete

Most monitoring actions complete very quickly but some, such as scans of large event logs or directories, can take longer. This article explains how to extend the default timeout for system monitoring with FrameFlow

Article: How to Move your FrameFlow Installation to a Different Machine

This article explains how to move your FrameFlow installation to a different machine

Article: How to Run FrameFlow on IIS 6.0 (Windows Server 2003/XP) with HTTPS/SSL

This article explains how to run FrameFlow on IIS 6.0 (Windows Server 2003/XP) with HTTPS/SSL.

Article: How to Run FrameFlow on IIS 7.0 (Windows Server 2008/Vista/Windows 7) with HTTPS/SSL

This article explains how to run FrameFlow on IIS 7.0 (Windows Server 2008/Vista/Windows 7) with HTTPS/SSL.

Article: How to Setup Multiple SSL Self-Signed Certs for IIS 6 on Windows Server 2003

This article shows how to have multiple SSL self-signed certs on an IIS 6 server and how to work around an issue in SelfSSL

Article: Ports Used for System Monitoring by FrameFlow

FrameFlow is an agentless monitoring system that uses multiple protocols for system monitoring. This article describes the ports that are used and provides guidelines to help with the configuration of firewall rules.

Article: Tips for Monitoring Tasks That Run for a Long Time

This article offers tips and techniques for use when you have monitoring tasks or scripts that you want to integrate with FrameFlow but they take a long time to complete

Article: Tips for Troubleshooting Problems with E-mail Notifications

This article offers tips and techniques for troubleshooting problems with FrameFlow's e-mail notifications. If you're e-mail notifications aren't arriving, try the following to troubleshoot the problem

Article: Tips for Troubleshooting When you Can’t Access FrameFlow’s Interface (IIS)

This article offers tips and techniques for troubleshooting problems with accessing FrameFlow’s interface when the interface is running on IIS

Article: Tips for Troubleshooting When you Can’t Access FrameFlow’s Interface (Integrated Web Server)

This article offers tips and techniques for troubleshooting problems with accessing FrameFlow’s interface when the interface is running on our integrated web server

Article: Troubleshooting Windows Performance Counter Issues

This article offers tips to troubleshoot issues with Windows performance counters. It explains how to reset FrameFlow caches, verify required services are running and reload the performance counter library when necessary