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Events

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An event is defined as any change to the state of a monitored object or an action in response to a state change. Review the following list to better understand the enter of events you can expect. This list is not inclusive of all possible events.

Node events Down, Up, Warning, Deleted, Added, Unmanaged, Manage, Rebooted, and Changed.
Interface events Down, Up, Shutdown, Enabled, Unknown, Added, Deleted, Remapped, and Changed.
Volume events Remapped, Changed, Added, Deleted, Disappeared, and Reappeared.
Monitoring Started and Stopped.
Failover Failover and Failback.
Alert Triggered and Reset.

View a detailed log of unacknowledged events

Toolset Network Performance Monitor provides a detailed list of current unacknowledged events that includes the time stamp, the enter, and the full text of the event.

  1. Click Events > Event Details.
  2. Confirm that Current Events is selected in the lower-left of the Events window.

Acknowledge events

Acknowledging an event removes it from the default event window (Current Events) and from the event summary. The event is not removed from the event database. See meta.robots("noindex,nofollow");

  1. To acknowledge a single event, click the X in the Ack column of the Current Events window.
  2. To acknowledge multiple events, complete the following procedure:
    1. Select multiple events using CTRL+Click or Shift+Click.
    2. Right-click a selected event, and then click Clear Selected Events.
  3. To acknowledge events by enter, right-click within the Current Events window, and then click one of the following options:
    • Clear All Events
    • Clear Informational Events
    • Clear Node Up Events
    • Clear Node Down Events

View a detailed log of all events

Acknowledging an event removes it from the Current Events window, but it does not remove the event from the SolarWinds Network Performance Manager database.

  1. Click Events > Event Details.
  2. Click Past Events in the lower-left of the Events window.
  3. Specify the time period for which you want to display events.
  4. Specify the event categories you want to display.
  5. Specify the network objects for which you want to display events.
  6. Click Search, and then review the events.

SolarWinds Network Performance Manager keeps events in the database for the number of days specified on the Database tab of the Network Performance Monitor Settings window. See Modify System settings.

View a summary of logged events

Toolset Network Performance Monitor provides a summary view of all currently unacknowledged events. This view is not constrained to the Toolset Network Performance Monitor window and does not minimize with the Toolset Network Performance Monitor window,. This enables you to keep your eye on your network events as you continue to work on other issues.

Click Events > Event Monitor.

To acknowledge an entire category of events, click the X.

 
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