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Alert on Thresholds

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Created by James Fahey, last modified by Melanie Boyd on Nov 01, 2016

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This article provides information on how to configure alerts based on the CPU, Memory, Packet Loss and Response Time Thresholds being reached.


NPM 11.5 and later


1.    Go to Settings > Manage Alerts > Add New Alert.

2.    Under Trigger Condition in The Actual Trigger Condition section, click the dropdown Select field.

3.    Choose Browse all Fields.


4.    Under Select field/event on the left is a list and select either CPU Load, Threshold, Percent Loss Threshold, Percent Memory Used Threshold, or Response Time Threshold to get the different Column Name selection which have the Critical and Warning Value Reached.

5.    Once Selected, back under the Actual Trigger condition, set the value to Yes, which when the Node’s General or Override Threshold is reached, then you can trigger.

Reference Links: 

Setting Orion Thresholds:

Orion General Threshold Types:

Baseline Calculations:

Use Alerts:



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