Posted Thu, 01 Jan 2015 16:00:00 GMT by

I am evaluating Intermapper at the moment, and I can probe our proxy servers (we have 4) in various ways, showing resource use, service status, traffic etc.

Is there a way to probe a website out on the internet (like, etc) using a specific proxy server.

So I could set up 4 probes, checking if it can access, but probe 1 going through proxy 1, probe 2 going through proxy 2 etc.

This would show straight away if the proxy is struggling even if the proxy service, cpu etc is all up and running.

Posted Wed, 16 Dec 2015 16:00:00 GMT by

Have you tried the HTTP (Proxy) probe shipped with InterMapper for this?

Put a device on the map for your proxy server, then use a right-click "Set Probe" to choose the Servers-Standard > HTTP & HTTPS > HTTP (Proxy) probe and configure it to return a string you want to verify from a target URL.

You may need to expand the input boxes in the configuration section at the bottom of the Set Probe dialog (right-hand pane) to see them all.

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