Documentation forSolarWinds Platformand Orion Platform

Adjust auto-generated SolarWinds Platform Maps in the SolarWinds Platform

This SolarWinds Platform topic applies only to the following products:

Hybrid Cloud Observability EssentialsHybrid Cloud Observability Advanced


When you initially view an Orion Map, it is focused on the seed entity.

To better focus on an entity, group, or connection, move the map within the canvas. Left-click into the map and hold the left mouse button to drag the map.

To adjust the map, use the controls in the lower right area of the Canvas.

Icon Description
Hover over the Change Layout icon to display available layout options.
Grid: Arrange mapped entities to a grid layout. This layout does not display metric pills.
Hierarchical: Arrange mapped entities according to hierarchy layout.
Force-Directed: Arrange mapped entities with the selected entity in the center.
Zoom in. You can also use the scroll wheel of your mouse.
Zoom out. You can also use the scroll wheel of your mouse.
Center: Reposition the map to the center of the canvas.
Full Screen: Hide the navigation panel.