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Before you can run monitors on your Private Node Server, you need to register it in your AlertSite account. This adds the private node to your list of monitoring locations, so you can use it with your monitors.
Note: Before you can register a private node, make sure your firewall allows traffic to the hosts and ports listed in Network Connectivity.
Click the Manage InSite / Private Node Locations tile.
In the dialog that opens, click New InSite Location.
Enter the location parameters:
This will generate the Location ID. Copy this value – you will need it later.
From the top menu, select Manage InSite Location > Register Location.
Enter your AlertSite Login and Password, and the Location ID that you copied from AlertSite.
You should see a message informing you that the location has been registered successfully.
Now when you select locations for a monitor, you will see your private location in the list.
When Private Node Server is registered properly, its version number shows up in your list of private locations in > Account > Manage InSite / Private Node Locations.
The Control Panel (web interface) of your Private Node Server should also display the location name and number:
If there is a problem registering your private node, make sure your firewall allows traffic from the node to the hosts and ports listed in Network Connectivity. If you use Private Node Server 2.0.2 or later, you can test the connection by using the Diagnostics > Connection Tests page in the node’s Control Panel (web interface).
There are a few more things left to do to have your Private Node Server truly up and running: