Shared Files for the Orion Platform
  • Custom Property Automation - Site/Country/Region

    Hello there, The Problem Custom Properties are a very important tool for organising your SolarWinds platform, and many administrators choose to be very granular when it comes to how they group devices. This becomes even more important when you work in an operations environment where you are looking after multiple sites, across multiple countries and regions. However, filling in custom properties is often not done, or not done correctly so this automation alert is intended to take some of the...
    • 16 Nov 2021
  • Too many reboots by a Node

    Occasionally SNMP or the device itself will restart frequently due to an issue. This alert identifies the node, currently set to 4 times in 30 minutes.
    • 4 Nov 2021
  • Replacement High CPU Load Alert

    I have never been a fan of the out of the box alert for high CPU in Orion. It is a static value and in no installation I have ever worked on, has a single value been appropriate for all devices. This alert definition uses the Critical threshold value, for which you can specifity at the global level (Settings > Orion Thresholds) or at the Node object level (Edit Node). This gives much greater control over the correct alert condition for each device. Within the settings, you will see I have a...
    • 20 Oct 2021
  • Alert if the Polling Engine is not updating new data

    This alert looks to see if any polling engines have not updated the database in the last 10 minutes, which is an indication that either the polling function has stopped, or database connectivity has been lost.
    • 20 Oct 2021
  • Update Node Region (Custom Property) based on Caption

    Updates the Node Region (a custom property) based on the Caption of the Node. Requires a text Custom Property type for Nodes called "Region."
    • 14 Oct 2021