This blog will focus on monitoring of standalone web dispatchers. Standalone web dispatchers are used to load balance web traffic towards ABAP and/or JAVA systems. Common use case is to have web dispatcher for a large Netweaver Gateway FIORI installation.
Monitoring productive cloud web dispatchers
Monitoring of web dispatchers focuses on availability and connectivity/performance.
The web dispatcher template contains most needed elements out of the box:
Issues with performance are often caused by limitations set in the web dispatcher configuration. Keep these settings active.
You might want to add specific custom metric to monitor the most important URL for your web dispatcher. Read more in this specific blog.
Next to this setup the normal host monitoring to make sure the file system and CPU of the web dispatcher are not filling up and causing availability issues for the web dispatcher function.
Monitoring non-productive web dispatcher systems
For monitoring non-productive web dispatcher systems, it is normally sufficient to restrict to host and availability moniotoring.