Configure calculations and threshold settings in the SolarWinds Platform
This topic applies to all SolarWinds Platform products.
The following settings designate methods for calculating availability and transmission rate baselines, selecting the node warning level and counter type, and indicating security preferences for community strings and other potentially sensitive information in the web console.
Click Settings > All Settings, and in the Thresholds & Polling group, click Polling Settings to configure the settings.
Configure the way Orion computes selected performance metrics.
|Availability Calculation (advanced)||Node Status||Specify the type of calculation for determining device availability. See Calculate node availability in the SolarWinds Platform.|
Baseline Calculation (advanced)
|Selected||Select this option to throttle traffic to routers for initial baseline calculation. See Baselines and baseline calculations in the SolarWinds Platform.|
|Enable Auto Dependencies||Selected||Select this option to enable periodical auto dependency calculation.|
Allow Secure Data On Web (advanced)
Select this option to see SNMP community strings in the SolarWinds Platform Web Console. For increased security, confirm that this setting is cleared.
This setting does not affect the display of custom reports that you export to the web.
|Node Warning Level||120 seconds||Specify the time period after which devices that do not respond to polling display in the SolarWinds Platform Web Console as Down.|
|Counter Rollover||Method 2||
Configure how counter rollovers will be handled. See Handle counter rollovers in the SolarWinds Platform.
|Default Assigned IP Address||Empty||Specify a default IP address assigned to monitored nodes if DNS resolution fails.|
|Disable HTML Encoding for Polled Data||Not selected||Select the option if you want polled data not to be encoded. Enabling this option is less secure.|