Host GS: Properties Dialog

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development on Nov 7, 2017Last modified by RSA Information Design and Development on Jul 9, 2019
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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

When you select Properties from the context menu, the Properties dialog opens below the Monitor panel .

All nodes support have 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.

To access the Properties dialog:

  1. In NetWitness Platform, go to ADMIN > Services.
  2. Select a service and select The actions drop-down > View > Explore.
  3. In the Node list, select a file.
  4. In the Monitor panel, right-click a property and select Properties.

    The Properties dialog is displayed. You can also right-click any file in the Node list to display the Properties dialog.

The following example shows the Properties dialog with help for a message (info) displayed.


The Properties dialog has the following features.

Message drop-down listLists all available messages for the current node. Select a message to send the node.
Parameters input fieldType the message parameters in this field.
Send buttonSends the message to the 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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