SolarWinds Orion - Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide

Chia sẻ: Cao Thang | Ngày: | Loại File: PDF | Số trang:360

0
353
lượt xem
112
download

SolarWinds Orion - Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide

Mô tả tài liệu
  Download Vui lòng tải xuống để xem tài liệu đầy đủ

Orion Network Performance Monitor (Orion NPM) delivers comprehensive fault and network performance management that scales with rapid network growth and expands with your network monitoring needs, allowing you to collect and view availability and realtime and historical statistics directly from your web browser. While monitoring, collecting, and analyzing data from routers, switches, firewalls, servers, and any other SNMP-enabled devices, Orion NPM successfully offers you a simple-to-use, scalable network monitoring solution for IT professionals juggling any size network....

Chủ đề:
Lưu

Nội dung Text: SolarWinds Orion - Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide

  1. SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide ORION NETWORK PERFORMANCE MONITOR
  2. Administrator Guide SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Copyright© 1995-2010 SolarWinds, Inc. all rights reserved worldwide. No part of this document may be reproduced by any means nor modified, decompiled, disassembled, published or distributed, in whole or in part, or translated to any electronic medium or other means without the written consent of SolarWinds All right, title and interest in and to the software and documentation are and shall remain the exclusive property of SolarWinds and its licensors. SolarWinds®, the SolarWinds logo, ipMonitor®, LANsurveyor®, and Orion® are among the trademarks or registered trademarks of the company in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks contained in this document and in the Software are the property of their respective owners. SOLARWINDS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR OTHER TERMS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, ON SOFTWARE AND DOCUMENTATION FURNISHED HEREUNDER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WARRANTIES OF DESIGN, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL SOLARWINDS, ITS SUPPLIERS OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, WHETHER ARISING IN TORT, CONTRACT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY EVEN IF SOLARWINDS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Microsoft®, Windows 2000 Server®, Windows 2003 Server®, and Windows 2008 Server® are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Graph Layout Toolkit and Graph Editor Toolkit © 1992 - 2001 Tom Sawyer Software, Oakland, California. All Rights Reserved. Portions Copyright © ComponentOne, LLC 1991-2002. All Rights Reserved. Orion Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide 02.02.2010 Version 9.5.1 ii SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Documentation Library
  3. SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide About SolarWinds SolarWinds, Inc develops and markets an array of network management, monitoring, and discovery tools to meet the diverse requirements of today’s network management and consulting professionals. SolarWinds products continue to set benchmarks for quality and performance and have positioned the company as the leader in network management and discovery technology. The SolarWinds customer base includes over 45 percent of the Fortune 500 and customers from over 90 countries. Our global business partner distributor network exceeds 100 distributors and resellers. Contacting SolarWinds You can contact SolarWinds in a number of ways, including the following: Team Contact Information sales@solarwinds.com www.solarwinds.com Sales 1.866.530.8100 +353.21.5002900 Technical Support www.solarwinds.com/support User Forums www.thwack.com ORION NETWORK PERFORMANCE MONITOR
  4. Administrator Guide SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Conventions The documentation uses consistent conventions to help you identify items throughout the printed and online library. Convention Specifying Bold Window items, including buttons and fields. Italics Book and CD titles, variable names, new terms File and directory names, commands and code Fixed font examples, text typed by you Straight brackets, as in Optional command parameters [value] Curly braces, as in Required command parameters {value} Logical OR, as in Exclusive command parameters where only one of the value1|value2 options can be specified SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Documentation Library The following documents are included in the SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor documentation library: Document Purpose Provides detailed setup, configuration, and conceptual Administrator Guide information. Provides an introduction to Orion Network Performance Evaluation Guide Monitor features and instructions for installation and initial configuration. Provides help for every window in the Orion Network Page Help Performance Monitor user interface Provides installation, setup, and common scenarios for Quick Start Guide which Orion Network Performance Monitor provides a simple, yet powerful, solution. Provides late-breaking information, known issues, and Release Notes updates. The latest Release Notes can be found at www.solarwinds.com. iv SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Documentation Library
  5. SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide Contents About SolarWinds ........................................................................................... iii  Contacting SolarWinds ................................................................................... iii  Conventions .................................................................................................... iv  SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Documentation Library ..... iv  Chapter 1  Introduction .................................................................................................... 1  Why Install SolarWinds Orion NPM ................................................................. 1  Benefits of Orion Network Performance Monitor ........................................ 2  Key Features of Orion Network Performance Monitor ................................ 2  How Orion Network Performance Monitor Works ........................................... 5  Networking Concepts and Terminology........................................................... 6  Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) ................................................. 6  Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) ......................................... 6  SNMP Credentials ....................................................................................... 7  Management Information Base (MIB) ......................................................... 7  Chapter 2  Installing SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor ..................... 9  Licensing Orion Network Performance Monitor ............................................... 9  Orion NPM Requirements ............................................................................. 10  Orion NPM Server ..................................................................................... 10  Orion Database Server (SQL Server) ....................................................... 11  Requirements for Virtual Machines and Servers ...................................... 12  SNMP Requirements for Monitored Devices ................................................. 12  Server Sizing ................................................................................................. 13  Enabling Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) .................................. 13  Enabling IIS on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP ......................... 14  Enabling IIS on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista ...................... 14  Installing Orion Network Performance Monitor .............................................. 15  Completing an Orion NPM Installation ...................................................... 15  Completing the Orion Configuration Wizard ............................................. 17  Contents v
  6. Administrator Guide SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Upgrading Orion Network Performance Monitor ........................................... 19  Maintaining Licenses with License Manager ................................................ 21  Installing License Manager ....................................................................... 21  Using License Manager ............................................................................ 22  Enabling Secure Channels with SSL ............................................................ 22  Chapter 3  Discovering and Adding Network Devices ............................................... 25  Network Discovery Using the Network Sonar Wizard ................................... 25  Using the Network Sonar Results Wizard ..................................................... 29  Importing a List of Nodes Using a Seed File................................................. 30  Chapter 4  Managing the Orion Web Console............................................................. 31  Administrative Functions of the Orion Web Console .................................... 31  Logging in for the First Time as an Administrator ..................................... 31  Changing an Account Password .............................................................. 32  Orion Website Administration ................................................................... 32  Viewing Secure Data on the Web ............................................................. 35  Handling Counter Rollovers ...................................................................... 35  Network Performance Monitor Thresholds ................................................... 36  Orion NPM Threshold Types .................................................................... 36  Setting Orion NPM Thresholds ................................................................. 38  Customizing Views ........................................................................................ 38  Creating New Views ................................................................................. 38  Editing Views ............................................................................................ 39  Configuring View Limitations .................................................................... 40  Copying Views .......................................................................................... 41  Deleting Views .......................................................................................... 41  Views by Device Type .............................................................................. 42  Resource Configuration Examples ........................................................... 42  Creating and Editing External Website Views............................................... 51  Customizing the Orion Web Console ............................................................ 52  Customizing Web Console Menu Bars ..................................................... 52  Changing the Web Console Color Scheme .............................................. 54  Changing the Web Console Site Logo ..................................................... 54  vi Contents
  7. SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide Orion Web Console and Chart Settings ........................................................ 55  Web Console Settings ............................................................................... 55  Orion Chart Settings .................................................................................. 57  Using Node Filters ......................................................................................... 57  Custom Charts in the Orion Web Console .................................................... 58  Customizing Charts in the Orion Web Console ........................................ 58  Custom Interface Charts ........................................................................... 60  Custom Node Charts ................................................................................. 61  Custom Volume Charts ............................................................................. 62  Custom Chart View ................................................................................... 63  Integrating SolarWinds Engineer’s Toolset ................................................... 64  Configuring a Toolset Integration .............................................................. 65  Adding Programs to a Toolset Integration Menu ...................................... 66  Accessing Nodes Using HTTP, SSH, and Telnet.......................................... 66  Using Integrated Remote Desktop ................................................................ 67  Managing Orion Web Console Configurations .............................................. 67  Creating a Web Console Configuration Backup ....................................... 67  Restoring a Web Console Configuration Backup...................................... 68  Clearing a Web Console Configuration ..................................................... 68  Chapter 5  Managing Devices in the Web Console ..................................................... 71  Network Overview.......................................................................................... 71  Adding Devices for Monitoring in the Web Console ...................................... 72  Deleting Devices from Monitoring.................................................................. 75  Viewing Node and Interface Data in Tooltips ................................................ 76  Editing Device Properties .............................................................................. 77  Promoting a Node from ICMP to SNMP Monitoring ...................................... 77  Viewing Node Resources .............................................................................. 79  Setting Device Management States .............................................................. 80  Assigning Pollers to Monitored Devices ........................................................ 80  Unscheduled Device Polling and Rediscovery .............................................. 81  Remotely Managing Monitored Interfaces ..................................................... 82  Contents vii
  8. Administrator Guide SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Monitoring Windows Server Memory ............................................................ 82  Scheduling a Node Maintenance Mode Time Period ................................... 83  Chapter 6  Managing Web Accounts ........................................................................... 85  Creating New Accounts................................................................................. 85  Editing User Accounts ................................................................................... 86  User Account Access Settings.................................................................. 86  Setting Account Limitations ...................................................................... 87  Setting Default Account Menu Bars and Views ........................................ 88  Configuring an Account Report Folder ..................................................... 89  Configuring Audible Web Alerts ................................................................ 89  Chapter 7  Managing Orion NPM Polling Engines ...................................................... 91  Viewing Polling Engine Status ...................................................................... 91  NetPerfMon Engine .................................................................................. 91  Status Pollers ............................................................................................ 92  Packet Queues ......................................................................................... 92  Statistics Pollers ....................................................................................... 92  Configuring Polling Engine Settings .............................................................. 93  Orion Polling Settings ............................................................................... 93  Calculating Node Availability .................................................................... 96  Calculating a Baseline .............................................................................. 97  Setting the Node Warning Interval............................................................ 97  Polling Engine Tuning ................................................................................... 97  Estimating a Good Value .......................................................................... 98  Setting the Maximum Polls per Second.................................................... 99  Using the Polling Engine Load Balancer....................................................... 99  Chapter 8  Monitoring EnergyWise Devices ............................................................. 101  What is EnergyWise? .................................................................................. 101  EnergyWise Terminology ............................................................................ 101  viii Contents
  9. SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide Monitoring EnergyWise Devices with Orion NPM ....................................... 103  EnergyWise Summary View and Resources .......................................... 104  Additional EnergyWise Resources .......................................................... 105  Adding the EnergyWise Summary View ................................................. 107  Managing EnergyWise Interface Entity Power Levels................................. 107  Chapter 9  Monitoring Wireless Networks ................................................................. 109  Getting Started............................................................................................. 109  Migrating Data from the Wireless Networks Module ................................... 109  Viewing Wireless Data ................................................................................. 110  Removing a Wireless Device....................................................................... 110  Chapter 10  Monitoring Network Events ...................................................................... 111  Viewing Event Details in the Web Console ................................................. 111  Acknowledging Events in the Web Console ................................................ 112  Viewing Event Details in System Manager .................................................. 112  Acknowledging Network Events in System Manager .................................. 113  Chapter 11  Creating and Managing Alerts.................................................................. 115  Alerts Predefined by Default ........................................................................ 115  Viewing Alerts in the Orion Web Console ................................................... 116  Viewing Alerts in Orion NPM System Manager ........................................... 116  Configuring Basic Alerts .............................................................................. 117  Creating a New Basic Alert ..................................................................... 118  Editing the Name of an Existing Basic Alert ............................................ 118  Selecting the Monitored Property of a Basic Alert .................................. 119  Selecting the Network Objects Monitored by a Basic Alert ..................... 119  Setting the Alert Trigger of a Basic Alert ................................................. 120  Setting the Time of Day for a Basic Alert ................................................ 120  Setting the Alert Suppression for a Basic Alert ....................................... 120  Selecting the Actions of a Basic Alert ..................................................... 121  Testing a Basic Alert .................................................................................... 122  Contents ix
  10. Administrator Guide SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Configuring Basic Alert Copies ................................................................... 123  Changing the Name of a Copied Alert .................................................... 123  Changing the Monitored Property of a Copied Alert ............................... 123  Changing Network Objects Monitored by a Copied Alert ....................... 124  Changing the Alert Trigger of a Copied Alert.......................................... 124  Changing the Time of Day of a Copied Alert .......................................... 125  Changing the Alert Suppression of a Copied Alert ................................. 125  Changing the Actions of a Copied Alert.................................................. 126  Deleting a Basic Alert .................................................................................. 126  Deactivating a Basic Alert ........................................................................... 127  Creating and Configuring Advanced Alerts ................................................. 127  Creating a New Advanced Alert ............................................................. 127  Naming, Describing, and Enabling an Advanced Alert ........................... 128  Setting a Trigger Condition for an Advanced Alert ................................. 128  Setting a Reset Condition for an Advanced Alert ................................... 130  Setting a Suppression for an Advanced Alert ......................................... 131  Setting the Monitoring Period for an Advanced Alert ............................. 132  Setting a Trigger Action for an Advanced Alert ...................................... 133  Setting a Reset Action for an Advanced Alert ........................................ 134  Alert Escalation ....................................................................................... 135  Understanding Condition Groups ........................................................... 135  Using the Advanced Alert Manager ........................................................ 137  Adding Alert Actions .................................................................................... 140  Available Alert Actions ................................................................................ 140  Send an E-mail / Page ............................................................................ 140  Playing a Sound ...................................................................................... 143  Logging Alerts to a File ........................................................................... 144  Logging an Alert to the Windows Event Log........................................... 146  Sending a Syslog Message .................................................................... 148  Executing an External Program .............................................................. 151  Executing a Visual Basic Script .............................................................. 152  E-mailing a Web Page ............................................................................ 153  Changing a Custom Property ................................................................. 155  Using Text to Speech Output.................................................................. 156  Sending a Windows Net Message .......................................................... 157  Sending an SNMP Trap .......................................................................... 158  Using GET or POST URL Functions ...................................................... 159  Acknowledging Advanced Alerts in the Web Console ................................ 159  Acknowledging Advanced Alerts in System Manager ................................ 160  x Contents
  11. SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide Escalated Alerts ........................................................................................... 160  Escalated Alert Example ......................................................................... 160  Creating a Series of Escalated Alerts ..................................................... 161  Chapter 12  Creating Network Maps ............................................................................. 165  Chapter 13  Creating Reports........................................................................................ 167  Viewing Reports........................................................................................... 167  Predefined Reports ...................................................................................... 168  Availability ............................................................................................... 168  Current Interface Status .......................................................................... 168  Current Node Status ............................................................................... 169  Current Volume Status ............................................................................ 170  Daily Node Availability ............................................................................. 170  EnergyWise Reports ............................................................................... 170  Events ..................................................................................................... 173  Historical Cisco Buffer Miss Reports ....................................................... 174  Historical CPU and Memory Reports ...................................................... 174  Historical Response Time Reports.......................................................... 174  Historical Traffic Reports ......................................................................... 175  Historical VMware ESX Server Reports .................................................. 176  Historical Volume Usage Reports ........................................................... 177  Inventory.................................................................................................. 177  Wireless Reports ..................................................................................... 178  Getting Started with Report Writer............................................................... 180  Preview Mode.......................................................................................... 181  Design Mode ........................................................................................... 181  Creating and Modifying Reports .................................................................. 181  General Options Tab ............................................................................... 182  Select Fields Options Tab ....................................................................... 182  Filter Results Options Tab....................................................................... 183  Top XX Records Options Tab ................................................................. 184  Time Frame Options Tab ........................................................................ 184  Summarization Options Tab.................................................................... 184  Report Grouping Options Tab ................................................................. 185  Field Formatting Options Tab.................................................................. 185  Customizing the Report Header and Footer Image ..................................... 186  Contents xi
  12. Administrator Guide SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Exporting Reports ....................................................................................... 186  Example Report........................................................................................... 187  Using Orion Report Scheduler .................................................................... 189  Creating a Scheduled Report Job .......................................................... 189  Using Orion Report Scheduler with HTTPS ........................................... 190  Reports and Account Limitations ................................................................ 191  Chapter 14  Monitoring Syslog Messages................................................................... 193  Syslog Messages in the Web Console ....................................................... 193  Syslog Resources ................................................................................... 194  Viewing Syslog Messages in the Web Console ..................................... 195  Acknowledging Syslog Messages in the Web Console.......................... 196  Using the Syslog Viewer ............................................................................. 196  Viewing and Acknowledging Current Messages .................................... 196  Searching for Syslog Messages ............................................................. 197  Syslog Server Settings ........................................................................... 197  Configuring Syslog Viewer Filters and Alerts ......................................... 198  Available Syslog Alert Actions ................................................................ 200  Syslog Alert Variables ................................................................................. 202  Syslog Date/Time Variables ................................................................... 202  Other Syslog Variables ........................................................................... 203  Syslog Message Priorities ........................................................................... 203  Syslog Facilities ...................................................................................... 203  Syslog Severities .................................................................................... 204  Chapter 15  Monitoring SNMP Traps ........................................................................... 205  The SNMP Trap Protocol ............................................................................ 205  Viewing SNMP Traps in the Web Console ................................................. 205  Using the Trap Viewer ................................................................................. 206  Viewing Current Traps ............................................................................ 206  Searching for Traps ................................................................................ 207  Trap Viewer Settings .............................................................................. 207  Configuring Trap Viewer Filters and Alerts ............................................. 208  xii Contents
  13. SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide Available Trap Alert Actions ........................................................................ 210  Trap Alert Variables ..................................................................................... 211  Trap Date/Time Variables ....................................................................... 211  Other Trap Variables ............................................................................... 212  Chapter 16  Monitoring MIBs with Universal Device Pollers ..................................... 213  Creating Universal Device Pollers ............................................................... 214  Assigning Pollers to Nodes or Interfaces .................................................... 217  Disabling Assigned Pollers .......................................................................... 218  Duplicating an Existing Poller ...................................................................... 219  Importing MIB Pollers .................................................................................. 219  Exporting Universal Device Pollers ............................................................. 221  Transforming Poller Results ........................................................................ 221  Available Poller Transformations ............................................................ 221  Creating a Poller Transformation ............................................................ 222  Viewing Universal Device Poller Statistics .................................................. 226  Creating Alerts for Universal Device Pollers ............................................... 226  Chapter 17  Creating Custom Properties ..................................................................... 227  Creating a Custom Property ........................................................................ 227  Removing a Custom Property ..................................................................... 228  Editing Custom Properties ........................................................................... 229  Using Filters in Edit View ............................................................................. 229  Creating Custom Properties Filters ......................................................... 229  Removing Custom Properties Filters ...................................................... 230  Importing Custom Property Data ................................................................. 230  Custom Property Editor Settings ................................................................. 232  Contents xiii
  14. Administrator Guide SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Chapter 18  Creating Account Limitations .................................................................. 233  Using the Account Limitation Builder .......................................................... 233  Creating an Account Limitation ............................................................... 233  Deleting an Account Limitation ............................................................... 234  Chapter 19  Using Orion System Manager .................................................................. 235  Starting System Manager............................................................................ 235  Finding Nodes in the Node Tree ................................................................. 235  Grouping Nodes in the Node Tree .............................................................. 236  Viewing Network Details ............................................................................. 236  Network Performance Monitor Settings ...................................................... 236  Charts Settings ....................................................................................... 237  Node Tree Settings ................................................................................. 237  Creating XML Snapshots ............................................................................ 238  Viewing Alerts in System Manager ............................................................. 238  Viewing Basic Alerts in System Manager ............................................... 239  Viewing Advanced Alerts in System Manager ........................................ 239  Viewing Charts ............................................................................................ 241  Predefined Charts in Orion System Manager ......................................... 241  Customizing Charts ................................................................................ 244  Chapter 20  Managing the Orion NPM Database ........................................................ 245  Using Database Manager ........................................................................... 245  Adding a Server ...................................................................................... 245  Creating Database Backups ................................................................... 246  Restoring a Database ............................................................................. 246  Compacting your Database .................................................................... 247  Compacting Individual Tables................................................................. 248  Viewing Database Details ....................................................................... 248  Viewing Table Details ............................................................................. 249  Editing Database Fields .......................................................................... 250  Detaching a Database ............................................................................ 251  Creating a Database Maintenance Plan ................................................. 251  xiv Contents
  15. SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide Using SQL Server Management Studio ...................................................... 252  Database Maintenance ................................................................................ 254  Running Database Maintenance ............................................................. 254  Migrating your Database ......................................................................... 255  Chapter 21  Monitoring Network Application Data ..................................................... 257  Chapter 22  Managing IP Addresses ............................................................................ 259  Chapter 23  Monitoring NetFlow Traffic Analysis Data .............................................. 261  Chapter 24  Managing IP Service Level Agreements.................................................. 263  Why Install Orion Network Performance Monitor ........................................ 263  What Orion Network Performance Monitor Does ........................................ 263  Chapter 25  Orion Hot Standby Engine ........................................................................ 265  Installing a Hot Standby Engine .................................................................. 266  Configuring a Hot Standby Engine .............................................................. 268  Testing a Hot Standby Engine ..................................................................... 269  Chapter 26  Using Additional Polling Engines ............................................................ 271  Additional Polling Engine System Requirements ........................................ 271  Installing an Additional Polling Engine......................................................... 271  Upgrading an Additional Polling Engine ...................................................... 272  Configuring an Additional Polling Engine .................................................... 272  Custom Properties on Additional Polling Engines ....................................... 273  Copying Basic Alerts to an Additional Polling Engine ................................. 273  Contents xv
  16. Administrator Guide SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Chapter 27  Using an Orion Additional Web Server ................................................... 275  Appendix A  Software License Key ............................................................................... 279  Appendix B  Status Icons ............................................................................................... 281  Appendix C  Alert Variables and Examples .................................................................. 283  Variable Modifiers ....................................................................................... 283  Basic Alert Engine Variables ....................................................................... 283  Buffer Errors ........................................................................................... 283  Interfaces ................................................................................................ 284  Interface Errors ....................................................................................... 284  Interface Status ....................................................................................... 285  Interface Polling ...................................................................................... 285  Interface Traffic ....................................................................................... 285  Nodes...................................................................................................... 286  Node Polling ........................................................................................... 287  Node Statistics ........................................................................................ 287  Node Status ............................................................................................ 287  Object Types ........................................................................................... 287  Volumes .................................................................................................. 288  Volume Polling ........................................................................................ 288  Volume Statistics .................................................................................... 288  Volume Status ........................................................................................ 288  Date/Time ............................................................................................... 289  Alert-specific ........................................................................................... 289  Example Messages Using Variables ...................................................... 290  Basic Alert Engine Suppression Examples ................................................. 290  Dependent Node Alert Suppression Example ........................................ 292  Failure of Load Balancing Alert .............................................................. 293  Advanced Alert Engine Variables ............................................................... 295  General ................................................................................................... 295  Universal Device Poller........................................................................... 295  Date/Time ............................................................................................... 296  SQL Query .............................................................................................. 297  xvi Contents
  17. SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide Node Status Variables ............................................................................ 297  Interface Poller Variables ........................................................................ 298  Node Poller Variables ............................................................................. 300  Interface Variables .................................................................................. 302  Node Variables ........................................................................................ 304  Volume Variables .................................................................................... 307  Wireless Node Variables ......................................................................... 308  Syslog Alert Variables ................................................................................. 308  Syslog Date/Time Variables .................................................................... 308  Other Syslog Variables ........................................................................... 309  Trap Alert Variables ..................................................................................... 309  Trap Date/Time Variables ....................................................................... 309  Other Trap Variables ............................................................................... 310  Appendix D  95th Percentile Calculations ...................................................................... 311  Appendix E  Configuring Automatic Login ................................................................... 313  Passing Login Information Using URL Parameters ..................................... 313  Using Windows Pass-through Security ....................................................... 314  Using the DirectLink Account ...................................................................... 316  Appendix F  Regular Expression Pattern Matching..................................................... 317  Characters ................................................................................................... 317  Character Classes or Character Sets [abc] ................................................. 317  Anchors ........................................................................................................ 318  Quantifiers ................................................................................................... 319  Dot ............................................................................................................... 320  Word Boundaries ......................................................................................... 320  Alternation.................................................................................................... 320  Regular Expression Pattern Matching Examples ........................................ 320  Contents xvii
  18. Administrator Guide SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Appendix G  Troubleshooting ........................................................................................ 323  Back Up Your Data ..................................................................................... 323  Verify Program Operation ........................................................................... 323  Stop and Restart ......................................................................................... 323  Run the Configuration Wizard ..................................................................... 323  Adjusting Interface Transfer Rates ............................................................. 324  Using Full Variable Names.......................................................................... 324  Working with Temporary Directories ........................................................... 324  Moving the SQL Server Temporary Directory ........................................ 324  Redefining Windows System Temporary Directories ............................. 325  Index  Index ........................................................................................................... 327  xviii Contents
  19. SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide Chapter 1 Introduction Orion Network Performance Monitor (Orion NPM) delivers comprehensive fault and network performance management that scales with rapid network growth and expands with your network monitoring needs, allowing you to collect and view availability and realtime and historical statistics directly from your web browser. While monitoring, collecting, and analyzing data from routers, switches, firewalls, servers, and any other SNMP-enabled devices, Orion NPM successfully offers you a simple-to-use, scalable network monitoring solution for IT professionals juggling any size network. Users find that it does not take a team of consultants and months of unpleasant surprises to get Orion NPM up and running because the Orion NPM experience is far more intuitive than conventional, complex enterprise network management systems. Because it can take less than an hour to deploy and no consultants are needed, Orion NPM provides quick and cost-effective visibility into the health of network devices, servers, and applications on your network, ensuring that you have the realtime information you need to keep your systems running at peak performance. Why Install SolarWinds Orion NPM Out of the box, Orion NPM monitors the following critical performance metrics for devices on your network: • Network availability • Bandwidth capacity utilization • Buffer usage and errors • CPU and memory utilization • Interface errors and discards • Network latency • Node, interface, and volume status • Volume usage These monitoring capabilities, along with a fully customizable web-based interface, alerting, reporting engines, and flexible expansion capabilities, make SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor the easiest choice you will make involving your network performance monitoring needs. Introduction 1
  20. Administrator Guide SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor Benefits of Orion Network Performance Monitor Consider the following benefits of Orion Network Performance Monitor. Out-of-the-box Productivity Automatic discovery and wizard-driven configuration offer an immediate return on your investment. Within minutes of installing Orion NPM, you can be monitoring your critical network devices. Easy to Understand and Use Orion NPM is designed for daily use by staff that also have other responsibilities. The Orion NPM interface provides what you need where you expect to find it and offers advanced capabilities with minimal configuration overhead. Affordable Value While Orion NPM provides functionality that is comparable, if not superior, to most other solutions, the cost and maintenance of your Orion NPM installation is less than the initial cost of most other solutions. Scalability By adding individual polling engines, you can scale your Orion NPM installation to any environment size. By sharing the same database, you can also share a unified user interface, making the addition of polling engines transparent to your staff. thwack.com Online Community thwack.com is a community site that SolarWinds developed to provide SolarWinds users and the broader networking community with useful information, tools and valuable resources related to SolarWinds network management solutions. Resources that allow you both to see recent posts and to search all posts are available from the Orion Web Console, providing direct access to the thwack.com community. Key Features of Orion Network Performance Monitor Considering the previously listed benefits of Orion NPM and the following features, Orion NPM is a simple choice to make. Customizable and Flexible Orion Web Console You can easily customize the web console to meet your individual needs. If you want to segregate use, you can custom design views of your data and assign them to individual users. You can also create web console accounts for departments, geographic areas, or any other user-defined criteria. 2 Introduction
Đồng bộ tài khoản