RealOpInsight Workstation Operations Console User Manual

This manual presents the user interface as well as the features of RealOpInsight Operations Console.

Launch the Operations Console

To run the RealOpInsight Operations Console, you have a command line interface and, on Windows, a quick access from the Start Menu.

Command Line Interface (Linux/OS X)

The CLI command is named realopinsight-oc. Here is usage:

realopinsight-oc [description_file]

Changed in version 3.0.0: The former command ngrt4n-oc has been deprecated in version 3.0.0.

This command launches the operations console and, optionally, loads the given description file to build the dashboard to manage. If no description file is set, you shall be invited to select a description through a local file system browser.

Type realopinsight-editor -h to learn more options.

Start Menu (Windows only)

On Windows, you can quickly launch the Editor via the Start Menu shortcut.

Start -> RealOpInsight Workstation -> RealOpInsight Operations Console

When loading, you shall be invited to select a description file through a local file system browser.

Login

Log in is required to use RealOpInsight Operations Console. Here are default user credentials:

Operator User (Limited Privileges)

  • Login: ngrt4n_op
  • Password: ngrt4n_op

Administrator User (Full Privileges)

  • Login: ngrt4n_adm
  • Password: ngrt4n_adm

User Interface

The user interface shown below consists in four main parts, designed to be friendly and easy to use as possible.

Menus
Accessible via the menu bar or the tools bar
The Map

It gives a mapped representation of the service hierarchy.

It can be zoomed in or zoomed out, using either menus or more simply through the mouse wheel.

The Service Tree

It also gives a representation of service hierarchy in a tree view way.

Each service (node) from the tree or from the map has a context menus (enabled by right click) as well as tooltips (activated by mouse hoving). The context menu gives access to various functionalities allowing for example to filter the messages related to a given service. Furthermore, the tooltip enabled on each service provides detailed information concerning its different properties (name, status, propagation rule, etc).

The Event Console

It shows message about the status of monitored checks

The message console can be sorted according to every column (date of events, severity, hostname, service, and message). Just click on the header of the associated column.

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Overview of RealOpInsight Operations Console’s User Interface