User Preferences

(For a short video about this topic, click here.)

From the user menu on the main menu bar, select User Preferences to open the User Preferences page.

Options selected on the User Preferences page only affect the currently logged in user.

Display Options

THEME
Select from three different skins for OmniCenter: the default “Light” theme; a “Dark” theme for maximum eye comfort in dimly lit operations centers; and a special “Color Vision Deficiency” theme for people with protanopia or deuteranopia.

DEFAULT DASHBOARD
This sets the display for the “Home View.” Select from the default Consolidated Dashboard, any custom dashboard, the NOC view or the Slide View. A link is provided to jump to the Custom Dashboard Administration page, so you can create or manage your custom dashboards.

Tactical Overview Options

CATEGORY SORT
Sort order for categories in the Devices dashboard. The options are:

  • Alphabetically – Sorts categories alphabetically.
  • Number of Problems – Moves devices with the largest number of problems to the top of the list (CRITICAL first, then WARNING, then ACKNOWLEDGED problems).

SITE SORT
Sort order for sites in the Devices dashboard. The options are:

  • Alphabetically – Sorts Sites alphabetically.
  • Number of Problems – Moves devices with the largest number of problems to the top of the list (CRITICAL first, then WARNING, then ACKNOWLEDGED problems.

DEVICE SORT
Sort order for devices in the Devices dashboard. The options are:

  • Alphabetically – Sorts Sites alphabetically.
  • Number of Problems – Moves devices with the largest number of problems to the top of the list (CRITICAL first, then WARNING, then ACKNOWLEDGED problems.

HIGHLIGHT DOWNED HOSTS
This option is OFF by default. Switching this to ON will highlight a device group with at least one downed host in the Devices dashboard by displaying its row background in red. If this option is OFF, then downed hosts will only be displayed in the STATE column of the HOSTS super-column.

Updated on April 9, 2020

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