Configuration defines how Scopemon connects to Probes, what network traffic is measured, and how results are handled. Scopemon always requires configuration when deployed on a new computer. Familiarizing with parameters, their purpose, and use cases is therefore essential in efficient use of Scopemon.
For a detailed description of each parameter and how to use them, please refer to Scopemon Parameter Reference.
Scopemon is configured by editing the configuration file
config.ini, located in Scopemon installation directory. The configuration file follows basic ini configuration notation. All parameters belong to a section, and are defined by using
[SectionName] parameter1=value parameter2=value
The configuration file can be edited with any text editor software which supports basic text files. When Scopemon is started, the configuration file is loaded automatically.
A typical configuration editing process is as follows: