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GFI Network Server Monitor: The Right Tool for the Job?

NSM: Checks, Properties

Let's take a quick look at the properties of the "Mail Server" check that we've created earlier. As you can see, this check won't work because the IP address has not been added yet. Kind of makes you wonder about the point of going through the wizard earlier on - when all it did was churn out an incomplete configuration.


Paul Mah is a writer and blogger who lives in Singapore, where he has worked for a number of years in various capacities within the IT industry. Paul enjoys tinkering with tech gadgets, smartphones, and networking devices.


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