Host GS: Services Explore View - Properties Dialog

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You can use the Services Explore view > Properties dialog to perform the following tasks.

  • Send messages to a system node
  • Retrieve values for a property for multiple services
  • Set values for a property for multiple services

Right-click any file in the Node list or Monitor panel to display the Properties context menu.

Right-clicking will display the Properties context menu

When you select Properties from the Node list or Monitor panel context menu, the Properties dialog opens below the Monitor panel. All nodes have support help that contains the following information.

  • A description of the node
  • The list of supported messages with a corresponding description
  • Security roles needed to access the messages

The available messages vary according to the service and root folder. Many of these messages are also accessible as options with a NetWitness Platform dashboard or view.

Workflow

This is an example of a workflow for the Services view.

What do you want to do?

                                           
User RoleI want to...Documentation
Administrator set up a host.

Setting Up a Host

Administrator maintain a host.Maintaining Hosts

Administrator

maintain a service.

Maintaining Services

Administrator
  • send messages to a system node.*
  • Explore and Edit Service Property Tree

    Administrator

    retrieve values for a property for multiple services.*

    Explore and Edit Service Property Tree

    Administrator

    set values for a property for multiple services.*

    Explore and Edit Service Property Tree

    * You can perform these tasks in the current view.

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    The following example shows the Properties dialog with information in Message Help displayed.

    Example of the Properties dialog with information in Message Help displayed.

    The Properties dialog has the following features.

                                   
    FeatureDescription
    Message drop-down listLists all available messages for the current node. Select a message from this drop-down list to send to the node.
    Parameters input fieldType the message parameters in this field.
    The Send button Sends the message to the selected node.
    Message Help Displays help text for the current message.
    Response Output Displays the response to a message or output from a message.

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