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Add a Message to the Interface

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Overview

You can display a message on any page of the Ops Manager interface to notify users of information or events, such as impending maintenance windows.

Procedures

Add a Message

  1. Click the Admin link in the upper right corner of the Ops Manager interface.

  2. Click the General tab and then click Messages.

  3. Click the Add Message button.

  4. Enter the message and the page or page prefix. The page prefix allows you to specify a path of a single page or the URL prefix of a group of pages. The prefix must begin with a / character.

    For example, entering the page prefix /settings/profile will display a message on the default Settings page and Account page but not on any other page in the application.

  5. Click the Active checkbox to make the message live. Optionally, you can leave the box unchecked to disable the message.

  6. Click Add.

Once added, active messages take 60 seconds before they display.

Disable a Message

  1. Click the Admin link in the upper right corner of the Ops Manager interface.
  2. Click the General tab and then click Messages.
  3. Click the orange square button to the right of the alert.

To re-enable a disabled message, click the grey button.

Delete a Message

  1. Click the Admin link in the upper right corner of the Ops Manager interface.
  2. Click the General tab and then click Messages.
  3. Click the garbage can icon to the right of the alert.