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How to send an email on a trap with trapviewer

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Overview

If you want to create an mail based on a trap, you can use trapviewer.exe

Environment

  • NPM 11.x

Steps

  1. Open the Trap Viewer / Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\Orion\TrapViewer.exe
    In the start menu Trap Viewer is in the SolarWinds Orion group.
    In the Server 2008 start menu it is at All Programs > SolarWinds Orion > Syslog and SNMP Traps > Trap Viewer
  2. Click on the triangle to bring up the dialog "Trap Server Settings"
  3. Alerts / Filter rules
  4. Add new rule
  5. Under Alert Actions - Add Action - Send an Email / Page

 

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Note - in one case, order to send the email alert to an external account (username@ gmail.com), the setting "Apply this Rule to:" needed to be set to "All Servers" rather than just the main poller.

 

 

 

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