Front-end monitoring - SSL

In the SSL section you set parameters specific to monitoring SSL-based software services.

SSL - general

By default, SSL handshake operations are turned on. You can find the SSL handshake operations switch for the following decodes: HTTP, SSL, TDS and other database decodes, RMI, ICA, SMTP, Universal Decode, IBM-MQ and LDAP.

Reporting of SSL handshake operations generates a lot of additional data, which can make it difficult to track regular HTTPS operations.

You can turn off the SSL handshake operations globally per NAM Probe or individually per software service for the NAM Server (see Configuring rules for user-defined software services, HTTP options or Autodiscovered software services).

  • Operation load time threshold
  • Slow threshold for SSL long handshake operations
  • Slow threshold for SSL short handshake operations
  • Report defined operations in NAM Server data
    When selected, NAM Server generated data will contain all defined operations, including SSL handshakes.
  • Report handshakes in ADoD data
    When selected, ADoD generated data will contain SSL handshakes data.
  • Report only errors and slow operation in ADoD data
    When checked, ADoD generated data will contain only errors and slow operations.

SSL - Auto learning

SSL auto-learning can be configured globally for all SSL software services or configured for an individual user-defined software service. You can also have a separate global configuration for default SSL analyzer based software services.

Configure global settings

  1. Select the Enable auto-learning check box to enable auto-learning for all services based on this protocol.

  2. Define the size of reported elements pool.

    If necessary, you can change the default size of reported elements pool. The pool is shared among all monitored servers. The auto-learning algorithm aggregates the loads of all elements for all servers - the server IP, port or any other attribute of the server is not taken into account by the auto-learning algorithm. Any member of the pool will be reported for all servers, regardless the activity on individual servers.

  3. Adjust the auto-learning algorithm.

    Click Advanced settings to show the properties so you can adjust the behavior of the auto-learning algorithm.

  4. Save or publish the configuration.

    • Click Save to save your changes and continue with configuration.
    • Click Save and Publish to immediately update the devices configuration.

SSL - Fault Domain isolation

Use this section to set various global SSL thresholds.