A.35 SolarWinds Orion Adapter

Table A-31 SolarWinds Orion Adapter Properties



Alarm Columns

A comma-separated list that determines which alarm columns display and the order in which the alarm items display (source of alarm, alarm class, etc.) in the Alarms view. A suggested list is:

assignedTo, description, status, lastModifiedBy, createDate, submitter


The name of the database on the SQL server. The default is NetPerfMon.


The hostname of the SQL server.

Max Alarms

The maximum number of alarms that the adapter queries and retains. Enter 0 to allow an unlimited number of alarms. The default is 10000.


The password for the database account.


The port number on which the SQL server listens. The default is 1433.


A script that executes if the adapter fails for any reason. For example, the script can print the reason for the failure as msg using log.info(msg).


A script that executes when the adapter initializes.


A script that executes when the adapter starts, either manually or automatically when the Operations Center server starts.


A script that executes after manually stopping the adapter.

Show Applications

Remove the disabled value (set to blank) to show applications from SolarWinds in the adapter. Defaults to disabled.

User Name

The user name for the database account on the SQL server.

The following optional properties relate to polled updates for “map” elements in SolarWinds, which are viewable (but not editable) in the Operations Center console Layout view. The server polled is the Microsoft IIS server that provides Web dashboard views on the SolarWinds server. The IIS server must allow remote access, and the account you supply must be able to view maps in SolarWinds Orion.


The account name for the Web dashboard account.


The password for the Web dashboard account.


The number of seconds to poll for updates on the Web dashboard for map data (map names, nodes on map). The default is 300.


The hostname for Web dashboard.


The host port for Web dashboard. The default is 80.