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Specifying Traffic Optimized Interfaces

You use the Orion Custom Property Editor to specify your optimized interfaces.

To label your interfaces with the Custom Property Editor:

  1. Launch the Custom Property Editor by clicking Start > All Programs > SolarWinds Orion > Advanced Features > Custom Property Editor.
  2. Click Add on the menu bar.
  3. Click Build a Custom Property from scratch, and then specify the following entries in the appropriate fields:
  4. Field Selection
    Add Property to Interfaces
    Property name OptimizedInterfaceID
    Property Type Integer Number
  5. Click OK on the Add Custom Properties window.
  6. Click Settings in the menu bar, and then check Interface ID on the Interface Editing tab.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click Interfaces on the menu bar.
  9. If your appliance is not behind a firewall, complete the following procedure:
    1. Locate and copy the InterfaceID of the Inbound WAN Interface for the router. The inbound interface is connected on the WAN side of the appliance.
    2. Paste the InterfaceID into the OptimizedInterfaceID column of the Inbound LAN Interface of your appliance. The LAN interface receives all LAN traffic bound for a destination across the WAN.
    3. Repeat Steps a through b for each configuration matching this configuration.
  10. If your appliance is behind a firewall, complete the following procedure:
    1. Locate and copy the InterfaceID of the Inbound WAN Interface for the firewall. The inbound interface is connected on the WAN side of the appliance.
    2. Paste the InterfaceID into the OptimizedInterfaceID column of the Inbound LAN Interface of your appliance. The LAN interface receives all LAN traffic bound for a destination across the WAN.
    3. Repeat Steps a through b for each configuration matching this configuration.
  11. Click File > Exit.