Submit a ticketCall us

WebinarWebinar: A checklist for planning your Network Performance Monitor (NPM) upgrade

Are you ready for your next upgrade? To help you plan smoothly, join this webcast to learn more about, SolarWinds® Orion® Installer, SolarWinds Upgrade Advisor, Upgrades Guides, Training Videos, and other resources available. We’ll share key upgrade planning considerations, lessons learned from customers with practical advice from SolarWinds Product Experts. We’ll also give practical tips to identify the estimated time needed and resources, how to prepare the business and IT staff for changes, ways to plan for required system changes, and more.

Register now.

Home > Success Center > Log & Event Manager (LEM) > LEM - Knowledgebase Articles > Definition of key LEM elements

Definition of key LEM elements

Table of contents
Created by Craig O’ Neill, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

Views: 731 Votes: 0 Revisions: 7

Overview

This article provides a thorough understanding of LEM alerts and filters which allows you to more effectively use LEM in your environment. Here are the definitions of some key LEM elements.

Environment

All LEM versions

Detail

Agent
A software component installed on LEM-managed devices that allow third-party agents.
Alert
Containers LEM uses to display events/messages from LEM monitored devices.
Connector (formerly Tools)
A software component that converts raw events into normalized events. Connectors can reside on device agents or on the LEM appliance.
Filters
A component in the LEM console that groups alerts by specific values, such as IP address, device type, or alert name.
Event
An unaltered message from a LEM-managed device.
Rules
A component on the LEM appliance that allows for automated actions based on specific alert correlations.

For more information, please see HERE.

 

 

Last modified

Tags

Classifications

Public