Deleting a Check

Deleting a check permanently removes it from the Sonar control panel. Checks can also be paused temporarily.   USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE On the main dashboard, click the delete icon next to an existing check.   USER ACTION … Continued

Sonar Lite Extension

In this tutorial, we are going to teach you how to use the Sonar Lite Chrome extension to its full potential. Before you jump into the tutorials, take a minute to familiarize yourself with all the features it has to … Continued

Filtering Checks

In the event that many checks are set up, filtering tools may be needed for ease of management. Checks can be filtered by status, text, or volume.   USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE Here is a list of checks … Continued

What is a Traceroute?

Common questions: How many network hops to resolve this domain? How is this system connected to the Internet? A traceroute gives you a detailed log of all the network hops between your users (a monitoring node) and your target system. … Continued

Create Sonar Monitoring Checks

First, you want to log into the Constellix control panel through the Sonar application. If you are already logged into another Constellix application, use the menu button in the top left corner to switch to the Sonar application.  From the … Continued

What is a DNS Lookup?

Common questions: Did my DNS record change propagate / update? A DNS Lookup lets you check that your DNS record changes have propagated by checking the configurations from multiple public resolving nameservers and dozens of monitoring locations. See your records … Continued

Create a Contact

USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE Select Monitor – Notification Contact menu from the top navigation   USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE Click “Add Notification Contact”   USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE Enter the contact’s information. You can … Continued

What is a DNS Trace?

Common questions: Is my domain delegated correctly? I just changed hosts, but my domain isn’t resolving. Why is my site saying DNS error? or DNS not resolved? DNS trace is an easy way to check domain delegation (what nameservers are … Continued

Update a Contact

  USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE Select Monitor – Notification Contact menu from the top navigation Click “Edit” next to an existing contact Make changes to the contact information and click “Update”     USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL … Continued

What is a TCP Check?

Common questions: Does my domain resolve over this port? How do I check connectivity over a specific port? How It Works Check domain connectivity over different network ports. Try It Yourself Example For example: check HTTPS (port 443) or a … Continued