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Explanation of icon colors in reports | Uptime Threshold Setting



I have been asked to explain to a customer of ours what the different shades of Red Sensor Icons indicate in the reports. I have set my system to show red icons when the Uptime is below 99% but the reports are showing a varying shade of red. I was wondering if there is a comparrison chart that shows what the varying shades of red indicate.


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Created on May 9, 2014 7:14:58 PM

Last change on Jan 18, 2019 5:50:40 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]

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Thank you very much for your KB-Post. If X is the uptime in percent and UT is the uptime, thresholds from the setting in the options via the Setup | System Administration | Monitoring page, the gradations are as following:

X >= UT : best=green
X >= 100 - ((100-UT)*20) : yellow
X >= 100 - ((100-UT)*50) : orange
X >= 100 - ((100-UT)*100) : bright red
Everything else, so X < 100 - ((100-UT)*100) : worst = red

In addition, there are also limits of the ranges, i.e. if the respective threshold becomes too small when multiplying UT by 20/50/100, it is set to a fixed lower limit.

I hope this helps. Best regards.

Created on May 12, 2014 12:49:10 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

Last change on Jan 18, 2019 5:48:03 PM by  Felix Saure [Paessler Support]



Is there a way to change the color from RED to YELLOW? Or maybe something like this.

99.9 or above displays as GREEN 98 - 99.8 diaplays as YELLOW <98 displays as RED


Created on Mar 30, 2016 4:47:26 PM



Dear MannyL

I am sorry, the colors are hard-coded and cannot be changed.

Created on Apr 4, 2016 12:27:24 PM by  Arne Seifert [Paessler Support]

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