There are several steps involved in creating a new device:

  1. From the Device Manager page, click New Device at the upper-right corner to add a new monitoring device.
  2. Select from the available options considering the monitoring type you need to perform.
  3. Configure the device settings. Use recommendations given for UserView, BrowserView, WebView, ServerView, and MetricsView correspondingly and guidelines on monitoring locations, alerts, reports.
  4. Enter a device name in the text box at the top of the device settings page. Use a descriptive name to help later identify this device amongst a list of other devices.
  5. Check the device summary.
  6. Click Create Device at the lower-right corner to save the device.

Creating Devices in Bulk

In the case of Web Page monitoring, HTTP/S, and PING/ICMP devices, you can opt to upload monitoring request settings from a file into your Dotcom-Monitor account and create several devices in one click. Please see the details in the Bulk Import | Web Page monitoring, HTTP/S, and PING/ICMP devices article of the wiki.