Monitor events and node performance.
This is an ActiveGate extension that connects to Solarwinds using the OrionSDK framework. It collects node general information like Name, Location, DNS, Status, etc. It also collect metrics such as CPU Load, Memory used, Response time and Network Loss rate.
Optionally it can also collect alerts about those nodes.
There are two steps to install an Activegate extension:
Environment Activegate server - Extract the extension zip file to the plugin_deployment folder of the remote plugin module
unzip -o -d /opt/dynatrace/remotepluginmodule/plugin_deployment custom.remote.python.solarwinds.zip
Browser - Upload the
custom.remote.python.solarwinds.zip file to your tenant
Settings > Monitored technologies > Custom extensions > Upload extension
Username: User with Admin rights to authenticate against Solarwinds
Password: Password for user entered
Server: Hostname or IP of SolarWinds Information Services (SWIS) running on port 17778
Comma-separated objects to monitor: Must enter the name of the nodes for which you would like to collect data separated by commas.
Get alerts: This checkbox will collect all alerts for nodes
Group name: This will create a custom device on Dynatrace as part of a group of custom devices for organizational purposes.
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