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WhatsUpGold Premium

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WhatsUp Gold Premium edition. A powerful, proactive monitoring and management solution, designed to easily manage networks of all sizes, from SMB to enterprise. It’s tried, tested, and proven on networks just like yours – over 100,000 of them.

With WhatsUp Gold managing your network infrastructure 24x7, your life as the network manager just got easier. WhatsUp Gold Premium ensures you have 360° visibility, actionable intelligence and complete control to make not only fast decisions, but better ones.

When you invest in WhatsUp Gold Premium to manage your network infrastructure, you’re not just buying some software, you’re teaming up with a company that’s been building robust, easy to deploy and hassle free network management solutions for nearly 20 years.

    High-performance predictive monitoring of networks, systems, applications, and services, including wireless networks

    Over 200+ network and infrastructure reports providing real, actionable intelligence

    An industrial strength management architecture using the most advanced standards (SNMP v1-3, TCP, ICMP, SSH) available

    Comprehensive out-of-the box support for WMI, supporting complete Windows service monitoring*

    Agentless monitoring for Unix and Linux systems using SSH*

    Integrated application (MS Exchange, NT Services, and MS SQL) monitoring capabilities delivering critical process and performance analytics*

    Rich capability for synthetic transaction monitoring ensuring application performance and integrity

    The industry's leading alert management platform, featuring easy to use alarms, alerts and notification capabilities for real-time operations support


    Split second graphs and InstantInfo feature supporting real-time troubleshooting activities*

    A highly flexible, automated, and comprehensive network discovery and mapping platform

    Quick navigation with intuitive Web and Windows consoles, which provide 360° visibility

    Air-tight security and configurable role-based management

    A platform installed in just minutes and designed to be simple and intuitive to use right out of the box

*Not included in WhatsUp Gold Standard Edition. For WMI, the Standard edition supports custom monitoring via Jscript or Visual Basic.


System Requirements


Operating System Requirements

Ipswitch supports WhatsUp Gold operating on the following Windows operating systems:


  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate edition (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate & Business editions with Service Pack 2 (32-bit and 64-bit)


Ipswitch supports WhatsUp Gold operating on the following Windows Server platforms:


  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • VMware ESX versions 3.5, 4.0
  • VMware ESXi versions 3.5, 4.0, and 4.1
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2


Important: If WhatsUp Gold is hosted on VMWare ESX, ESXi or Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008, to avoid licensing issues, make sure that you assign a static MAC address to the virtual machine that WhatsUp Gold is operating on.
Note: WhatsUp Gold v15 is not supported on Windows XP.

Web Server Requirements

The following is a list of the supported web servers and specific requirements for each version:


  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7 (Use with WhatsUp Gold on Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Vista).

WhatsUp Gold requires the following Web Server (IIS) Role Services at a minimum:

  • Web Server
  • ASP
  • Static Content
  • HTTP Redirection
  • Default Document


Note: The installation program will automatically install IIS 7 on platforms where it is supported, you can then verify that IIS 7 is installed and properly configured from the Turn Windows Features on or off dialog. (Control Panel > Programs and Features > Turn Windows Features on or off) Verify that Web Server, ASP, Static Content, HTTP Redirection, and Default Document Web Server (IIS) Roles Services have been installed and are enabled.


Microsoft IIS version 6 (Use with WhatsUp Gold on Windows Server 2003). WhatsUp Gold requires the following web server extensions:


  • ASP
Note: You must manually install IIS 6, using instructions provided in the Microsoft Windows documentation included with your operating system or the Installing and Configuring WhatsUp Gold guide.
Note: The WhatsUp Gold Web server is available as an option only in the case that Microsoft IIS is not available. It is recommended that Microsoft IIS be used where possible as it provides a more robust and feature rich web platform for WhatsUp Gold.