Disable Precompiled Web Pages; Making Custom Mods Great Again!
A long time ago, in a monitoring environment far far away...
Custom ".resource" files were fairly simple and straightforward, allowing users to alter what they had, or just build something new altogether. As time went on, SolarWinds evolved and improved, and has changed many aspects of its products over the years. Most recently (NPM 12, I believe), those with customized SolarWinds deployments saw another change, the precompiled webpages/site. At this point, almost all of the files we could previously edit, simply in a notepad, were precompiled and just became empty placeholders. That is, until now...
Now, I'm not a rocket surgeon, so I cannot guarantee this is the best way to do things here, but it has worked great for me.
ESTIMATED TIME TO INSTALL/PERFORM MODIFICATION:<15 Minutes
DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 2-Padawan
Youngling (Easiest/Most Basic; no coding experience required, no config wizard required, no system restart required, no system downtime.)
Padawan (Easy/Basic; no coding experience required, config wizard required, possible system/services restart required, limited/no downtime.)
Jedi Knight (Moderately Difficult/Advanced; some coding experience required/recommended, config wizard required, possible system/services restart required, limited/short duration downtime.)
Jedi Master (Most Difficult/Advanced; advanced coding experience required, config wizard required, system/services restarts required, 30+ minutes downtime/maintenance window recommended, and other things that I do not even know I would need to know, required...)
This mod was performed on the following SolarWinds environment/versions: (It may, or may not work on other versions)
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