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Check the Orion Platform database size and settings using Orion diagnostics

Updated October 31, 2018


This article describes how to check the database size and recovery mode using Orion diagnostics. 



Collect system diagnostics 

  1. Log in to the Orion server.
  2. Go to Start > SolarWinds Orion > Documentation and Support.
  3. Launch the gray icon for Orion Diagnostics and click Start.
    A ZIP file is generated.
  4. Right-click the file and select Extract Here.
  5. Go to the DBInfo folder.
  6. Open the DatabaseInfo.csv file.
  7. Check the database recovery mode.
  8. Check the total database size.

The default DB recovery should be SIMPLE (Strongly recommended).





889274.25 MB


Check your Orion database configuration

The Quick Orion Database Health Check Guide addresses the most common questions and issues related to the Orion database performance check and configuration. These questions include: 

  • I have a very large Orion database. What should I check?
  • I have database performance issues. How can I improve my database performance?
  • Why is my Orion database growing so quickly?
  • Why does my Orion performance decrease each day?
  • Why is my Orion Web Console loading data at a slow rate?

Additionally, see the Quick Orion Database Health Check Guide for details about:

  • Database server properties
  • Database settings and configuration
  • Frequently asked questions about database performance
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