Essentials Configuration

You can configure Essentials settings at various levels depending on the level you select in the Sidebar:

Global Essentials Settings

You can select settings that affect all the instances of Essentials in the cluster. At this level, you can set collection intervals, alarms, site and service settings that affect all the sites or services that Analytics is monitoring.

Essentials Collection Interval Settings

To change the global settings for all Essential instances, in Configuration, select Geocortex Essentials in the Sidebar:

Alarms - All Essentials Instances

You can override the default settings for the alarms that affect all Essentials instances and configure them to suite your own system.

On the Alarms tab:

For more information on how to set up and edit alarms, see Alarms , Alarm Types and Alarm Notifications.

Global Site Settings - Collection Interval

You can change the Collection Interval for all the Sites in all Essentials instances:

Global Service Settings - Collection Interval

You can change the Collection Interval for all the map, feature, image, and geocode services that are found in ArcGIS Servers, Geocortex Essentials instances, ArcGIS Online, or Portals for ArcGIS. You can change these settings in Analytics under Portals, ArcGIS Servers, and Essentials. When you change the settings in any of these locations, it changes the settings for all the services in all the locations.

You can configure settings for map, feature, image, and geocode services.

On the Service Settingsl tab, change any of the following:

Specific Essentials Instance Settings

At the Essentials Instance level, you can set how often data and log information about this instance of Essentials is collected and configure alarms that apply to a single Essentials instance. You can also add the credentials required to access this Essentials if it is secured using Windows Authentication. If you use other security, you do not need to specify the credentials in order to monitor Essentials.

Set Collection Intervals and Access Credentials for an Essentials Instance

On the Setup Tab you can:

Alarms on an Essentials Instance

You can override the default settings and configure alarms specifically for a particular Essentials instance.

For more information on how to set up and edit alarms, see Alarms , Alarm Types and Alarm Notifications.

Substitute a URL to an Essentials Instance

On the URL Substitution tab:

Specific Essentials Site Settings

At the site level, you can set the collection interval for one particular site, set alarms on one specific site as well as set the collection interval and alarms for each specific service within that site. Alarms for Essentials data can be set on for both site and services settings.

Set the Collection Interval for an Essentials Site

On the Setup tab, set the collection interval for data about this particular site:

Set Alarms on an Essentials Site

On the Alarms tab, you can set alarms that apply to this particular Essentials Site or enable an ArcGIS Service referenced by the Site and configure alarms for it.

For more information on how to set up and edit alarms, see Alarms , Alarm Types and Alarm Notifications.

For more information about ArcGIS Services alarms, see ArcGIS Services Alarms.

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