• I use solawind to customize alert of all server if any downtime occur

  • This....

    Personally I don't like the approach, but powers on high mandated that they wanted as much "documentation" as possible to be in SolarWinds so we have CPs for all sorts of odds and ends.

  • Here are the ones I use.  


    C1_DeviceType
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    What type of device is this node?
    Yes
    C2_OS
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    What operating system is running on this node?
    Yes
    C3_Function
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    What function does this node provide?
    No
    H1_BarCode
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    What is the USACE Bar Code for this device
    No
    L1_Country
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    Which country is this node located?
    Yes
    L2_City
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    Which city does this node reside?
    Yes
    L3_Site
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    What is the name of the site or base this node resides?
    Yes
    L4_Building
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    What is the building for this node?
    No
    L5_Room
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    Which room is the node located?
    No
    T1_Carrier_Name
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    What is the name of the Carrier for this circuit?
    No
    T2_Carrier_POC
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    What is the contact information for the carrier?
    No
    T3_Circuit_ID
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    What is the circuit identification number or string?
    No
    T4_Circuit_Type
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    What type of circuit is this connection?
    No
    T5_Circuit_Speed
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    What is the speed of this circuit?
    No
    X1_Latitude
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    Latitude numbers for World Maps
    No
    X2_Longitude
    Nodes
    Account Limitations, Alerts, Grouping, Reporting, Entity Detail, Asset Inventory
    Text
    Longitude setting for World Maps
    No
  • I get by with 5-6 CPs in most customer environments. It is possible to go too mad, and make too many, and that can just hinder more than help, as mentioned.

  • I think this is personally the number 1 helpful report for finding out how your custom properties are being used:

    (+) Custom Property Impact Assessment - Reports - The Orion Platform - THWACK (solarwinds.com)