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Overview

 

Retrieve statistics from a Citrix NetScaler service using the NITRO API

Name and Version

Citrix NetScaler Monitoring Plugin

Compatible with

>= 5.6

Author

Roman Spitzbart (roman.spitzbart@dynatrace.com)

License

dynaTrace BSD

Support Level

Not Supported

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NetScaler Monitoring Plugin 1.0.0

Description

Retrieve statistics from a Citrix NetScaler services through the NITRO API

Release History

2014-07-28 Initial release


Installation

Import the Plugin into the dynaTrace Server via the "Settings" - "dynaTrace Server" menu -> "Plugins" -> "Install Plugin". For details how to do this please refer to the dynaTrace documentation.

Usage

The plugin has 5 required parameters:

ParameterDescription
ServiceName of the Citrix NetScaler service to query
URIURI of the NITRO API REST web service (see here for details) / default is "/nitro/v1/stat/service"
PortPort for the NITRO API REST web service / default ist 80
Username 
Password 

If you want to query more than one service configure multiple monitors with the different service names!

The following measures are returned by the plugin:

MeasureDescription
State

0 - service down/out of service

1 - service up

Average TTFBAverage Time-to-first-byte in ms
Response Rates 
Current Client Connections 
Current Server Connections 

Each measure is split by the service name - make sure you select the correct splitting.

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