The Status Monitor GUI is made up of the following:

Component Description
Menu bar The menu bar consists of the following tabs:
  • File tab — Displays buttons for connecting, disconnecting, printing and exiting.
  • Home tab — Contains the File, Edit, Messages settings. See Home Tab.
  • View tab — Contains the Show/Hide and Window settings. See View tab.
To add or customize toolbars, right-click in any of these groups and click Customize on the shortcut menu to display the Customize dialog box. For more information, see Customize Dialog Box.
Status bar This bar displays information about the current state of the application.
Color menu This drop down list allows you to select the GUI color scheme (black, blue, silver).
Server window This window displays all the servers that are configured to run the service.
Status Monitor window This window displays status monitor information about the current service. Double click on the desired service and a status monitor window opens. For every service, 3 columns are displayed:
  • Type — The type of status message.
  • Message — The message text associated with an event.
  • Time — The time of the event on the server.

The following status message types are displayed:

  • Error — Indicates significant problems that the user should know about. Error events usually indicate a loss of functionality or data.
  • Warning — Indicates problems that are not immediately significant, but that may indicate conditions that could cause future problems.
  • Information — Indicates successful operations.