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Create a custom property

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Created by Steven Bansil_ret, last modified by Steven Bansil_ret on Feb 01, 2017

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SolarWinds NPM provides the Custom Property Editor that lets you choose from a provided collection of many commonly used properties, or you can build your own custom properties. After defining your custom property , the Import wizard populates your new property from either a text- or comma-delimited file. For more information, see Import custom property data.

Alternatively, if you only have a few individual changes or additions, you may choose to make those changes using the Edit view. For more information, see Edit custom properties.

The following procedure uses the Custom Property Editor to create a custom location property that is applied to monitored nodes. This property will be used to create an alert to discover network device failures.

  1. Click Start > All Programs > SolarWinds Orion > Grouping and Access Control > Custom Property Editor.
  2. Click Add Custom Property.

  3. Select Add Predefined Properties, check State, and then click OK.

  4. Click Start > All Programs > SolarWinds > Orion Web Console.
  5. Log in to the Orion Web Console as an administrator.
  6. Click Settings in the top right corner of the Web Console.
  7. Click Manage Nodes in the Node & Group Management grouping of the Orion Website Administration page.
  8. Select the type of nodes to which you want to apply the State property using either of the following methods:

    • Use the search tool above the node list to search your Orion Platform database.
    • Select the Group by criteria, and then click the appropriate group including the node.
  9. Check all nodes to which you want to apply the State property, and then click Edit Properties on the Node Management toolbar.

  10. Check State, type the appropriate state name for the node or group of nodes you selected, and then click Submit.

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