• Why does Netreo recommend against using snapshots to backup OmniCenter VMs?

    Caution Netreo strongly recommends against the use of Snapshot images on OmniCenter VMs for performance reasons. In general, Netreo discourages the use of snapshots as a backup mechanism for OmniCenter VMs. Because OmniCenter is continuously writing to its disk and databases (as a result of its continuous collection of data),…

  • What happens when my OmniCenter license expires?

    14 days prior to license expiration date A message will appear in the header of all OmniCenter web pages stating “License Expiring Soon.” This text will contain a link to a page containing this policy and the license expiration date. When viewing the policy, administrators will have the ability to…

  • What is the blackhole action group used for?

    OmniCenter uses the concept of a “black hole” for routing messages that aren’t supposed to go anywhere, something known as an “email black hole” (thus the name). It can be thought of as a placeholder for “none,” since in early releases of OmniCenter it wasn’t possible to configure some types…

  • Why does OmniCenter sometimes show over 100% utilization on some interfaces?

    OmniCenter detects bandwidth using SNMP. Specifically, we read the ifSpeed and/or the ifHighSpeed MIB. ifHighSpeed is only supported on devices set to SNMPv2 polling, and reports only in megabits (not fractions), so in order to avoid rounding off the bandwidth on low-speed ports, all interfaces with a reported speed below…