Status Rollup Mode in the Orion Platform

This topic applies to all Orion Platform products.

In the Orion Web Console, the status rollup mode designates how the availability status of a collection of nodes on the node tree or on a map is displayed in the web console.

Status rollup mode for maps, groups, and tree widgets

For object collections of nodes or applications with different status levels in a selected group, on a map, or in a tree widget, you can specify status rollup mode:

  1. Click Settings > All Settings in the Orion Web Console, and then click Web Console Settings in the Product Specific Settings grouping.
  2. Select one of the following options:
    • Show Best Status is most useful for displaying groups that are defined as collections of redundant or backup devices. The following table indicates how the Show Best Status option operates:

      Object States

      Group Status

      (Up, Warning, Down)

      (Up)

      (Warning, Up)

      (Up)

      (Warning, Down, Unknown)

      (Warning)

    • Show Worst Status ensures that the worst status in a group of objects is displayed for the whole group. The following table indicates how the Show Worst Status option operates:

      Object States

      Group Status

      (Up, Warning, Down)

      (Down)

      (Warning, Up)

      (Warning)

      (Warning, Down, Unknown)

      (Down)

    • Mixed Status shows Warning ensures that the status of a group displays the worst warning-type state in the group. If there are no warning-type states, but the group contains a mix of up and down states, then a Mixed Availability () warning status is displayed for the whole group. The following table indicates how the Mixed Status shows Warning option operates:>

      Object States

      Group Status

      (Critical)

      (Critical)

      (Mixed Availability)

Child status rollup mode

In the Orion Platform, you can monitor child objects on single nodes, such as interfaces, applications, or other related entities. If the child entities have different status, the Orion Platform rolls the status up according to your settings.

Starting with Orion Platform 2019.2, the rollup mode depends on the method used to calculate node status:

Child status rolllup mode for enhanced node status calculation

If you are calculating node status using the enhanced calculation method, the status of child entities can be reflected in the overall node status.

By default, the status rollup mode is set to mixed and is calculated as shown in this table:

Final Node Status Polled Status Child 1 Status Child 2 Status
CRITICAL UP or WARNING UP CRITICAL
CRITICAL UP or WARNING DOWN CRITICAL
DOWN DOWN ANY ANY
WARNING UP or WARNING UP WARNING
WARNING UP or WARNING UP DOWN
WARNING UP or WARNING UP UNREACHABLE
WARNING WARNING UP UNKNOWN
WARNING UP or WARNING DOWN WARNING
WARNING UP or WARNING DOWN UNKNOWN
WARNING UP or WARNING DOWN DOWN
WARNING WARNING UNKNOWN UNKNOWN
UP UP UP UP
UP UP UP UNKNOWN
UP UP UP SHUTDOWN
UP UP UNKNOWN UNKNOWN
UNMANAGED UNMANAGED ANY ANY
UNREACHABLE UNREACHABLE ANY ANY
Child status EXTERNAL ANY ANY

You can change the rollup mode for individual nodes.

Child status rollup mode for classic node status calculation

If you are calculating node status using the classic method, the status of child objects is displayed using a sub-icon. Specify what to display:

  1. Click Settings > All Settings, and click Web Console settings.
  2. Scroll down to Child Status Rollup Mode, and select one of the following options:
    • Show Worst Status - the child icon shows the worst status of all children.
    • Show Worst Status (Interfaces only) - the child icon shows the worst status of interfaces on the node
    • Show Only ICMP status - no child icon is displayed, because ICMP is used for node status only. The status of child entities is reported using SNMP.