HTTP Monitor

The HTTP Monitor is a web server which executes an action when predefined url is open.

  • Multiple HTTP ports or URLs can be monitored
  • Automatically performs user-defined tasks and actions.

  • To create a new Monitor select “Event Monitors” tab and click New
  • Dialog box will appear
  • Fill in Description edit box with the name of the Monitor you are about to create
  • Select HTTP Request as event to monitor
  • Change computer name if necessary
  • Select HTTP connection to monitor from the drop down box
  • Switch to execute tab
  • Select object to execute
  • Change computer name if necessary
  • Change application platform if necessary
  • Switch to parameters tab
  • Enter URL to check
  • Click OK to finish creation of the Monitor

URL to use: http://localhost:9000/startpackage.html

HTTP Monitor is automatically installed during setup but not configured.

It can be also installed using command line

To install the HTTP Monitor as a service run following command:

  • aetlhttpmonitor.exe /INSTALL (for Advanced ETL Processor)
  • vimphttpmonitor.exe /INSTALL (for Visual Importer ETL)
If the Monitor is already installed you it must be uninstalled first 

To uninstall the Monitor as a Windows service you must run the Monitor with the /UNINSTALL switch as follows

  • aetlhttpmonitor.exe /UNINSTALL (for Advanced ETL Processor)
  • vimphttpmonitor.exe /UNINSTALL (for Visual Importer ETL)
The commands above must be executed as administrator (elevated).

It is recommended to run HTTP Monitor using same user used to design packages/transformations/sql scripts.

  • Open windows services
  • HTTP Monitor in the list
  • Double click on it
  • Dialog box will appear
  • Set startup time to automatic
  • Change user name
  • Start the service

HTTP Monitor is only available with Enterprise Version. 
  1. Make sure that monitor service is up and running
  2. Make sure that monitor service is using appropriate user name and user
  3. Make sure that monitor is enabled on maintenance tab
  4. Make sure that monitor is enabled on Event monitors tab
  5. Make sure that execution agent is configured properly

Monitor is enabled on Maintenance tab

Monitor is enabled on Event Monitors tab

Action was submitted by HTTP Monitor

  • aetle/unattended_execution/http_monitor.txt
  • Last modified: 24/09/2018 06:28
  • by admin