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Adding alert specific variables into email generated by an alert

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Created by Malik Haider, last modified by Steven Bansil_ret on Oct 21, 2016

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Use alert variables to insert alert-specific information into the email that is generated by an alert. For example, you can include the interface and node name, the date and time when the alert occurred, or the alert severity. 


NPM 11.5 and later

SAM 6.2 and later


  1. Log in to Orion Web Console .
  2. Go to Home > Alerts > Manager Alerts.

Manage Alerts

Select your Alert you wish to Edit > Edit Alert > Click on Trigger Action 

  3. Edit your Email action and click Insert Variable.

  4. Select your variable > Insert Variable. 


You can find a list of variables in this link: SW_Variables

Once you get to the link, click on "Search" , type variables and click "Go!"




Last modified
00:22, 21 Oct 2016