Free Multi IP Ping Monitoring Utility with Alerts - EMCO Ping Monitor

Ping Monitor: Hosts Up/Down Monitoring Utility (free for 5 hosts)

EMCO Ping Monitor helps you to reduce downtime of servers, desktops and hardware by monitoring their states in 24/7 mode and notifying you when ups and downs are detected. The application monitors state of hosts by pinging them on a regular basis and collect ping statistics to provide you with aggregated information about connection quality, uptime, outages duration, etc. In case of up/down events application can execute custom actions.
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 Latest version: 8.0.3
EMCO Ping Monitor is available both in commercial and freeware editions. Check the feature list to see the differences. The commercial edition can be evaluated for free. The freeware edition is free for personal and commercial usage.

EMCO Ping Monitor runs on a background in 24/7 mode in order to ping one or multiple hosts and monitor their state. Once connection to a host is lost, the application can notify you by displaying an alert in the tray or by sending an e-mail. Additionally EMCO Ping Monitor provides you with detailed connection statistics, including max/min/avg ping time, ping deviation and other parameters. At the any moment of time you can know a host state, all its outages and overall connection quality.

  • EMCO Ping Monitor Free is a freeware utility that allows you to monitor up to 5 hosts. It can send notification on connection change and execute configured actions on these events.
  • EMCO Ping Monitor Professional is a commercial tool with extended features that works as a Windows service and allows you to monitor up to 250 hosts. It allows you to use global settings for all hosts or override them and configure ping options, event handlers and notification settings for every host separately. For example, you can setup to execute different actions for different hosts, or send e-mails to different recipients.
  • EMCO Ping Monitor Enterprise is a commercial tool that does not have limitations on the number of monitored hosts. On a modern PC, it is possible to monitor 2500+ hosts depending on the hardware configuration. This edition includes all the available features and works as a client/server. The server works as a Windows service to ensure ping monitoring in the 24/7 mode. The client is a Windows program that can connect to a server running on a local PC or to a remote server through a LAN or the Internet. Multiple clients can connect to the same server and work concurrently.

EMCO Ping Monitor: Main Features and Benefits

The application sends ping requests to hosts and analyze their responses on a regular basis to monitor their availability and collect statistics for connections. If a defined number of pings to a host are failed one after another, EMCO Ping Monitor detects a host connection outage and notify you about it using configured notification methods and execute custom action if it was specified.

Host Monitoring Features

  • Monitoring of hundreds of hosts in parallel with no impact to the network workload.
  • Reporting statistics for every connection, including min/max/avg ping time, ping deviation, uptime percent, number of outages, etc.
  • Configurable monitoring options: ping timeout, ping packet size, TTL, interval between failed and passed pings.

Notification and Events Handling Features

  • Sound, tray and e-mail notification on different events. Using customizable e-mail templates.
  • Executing custom actions (commands, applications, scripts) on connection establishment, connection loss and restoring events.
  • Regular e-mail reports with connection statistics that include a list of outages for a period, ping statistics, etc.

Awards and Recognition

Year after year, EMCO Ping Monitor has been receiving various awards from editors and readers of leading IT resources. These awards are the acknowledgement of our advanced product design and commitment to quality that we stick to.

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