Simon User Guide

New/Edit Service > Service Kind

This is the Service Kind section of the New/Edit Service window. The contents of this section varies depending on which service plug-in is selected in the pop-up menu at the top; the picture above shows the Port Service Plug-in. Simon uses plug-ins to provide the actual checking functionality, allowing greater flexibility and expandability. When you choose a service kind from this menu, the fields below change accordingly.

The available service kinds are as follows. Click each to read more about them:

 Application Service Plug-in
DNS Service Plug-in
Mount Service Plug-in
MySQL Service Plug-in
Ping Service Plug-in
Port Service Plug-in
Script Service Plug-in
Specific DNS Service Plug-in
Twitter Service Plug-in
Web Service Plug-in

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