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Node down alerts suppress interface alerts

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Created by Robert Stidman, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

This article briefly explains why interface alerts are suppressed when a node is down.

Environment

All Orion Core versions later than 10.1.x NPM

Detail

When a node is down, interface alerts do not fire because the parent alert already fired an alert. The node is the precedent element and has a built-in dependency that cannot be circumvented. A workaround would require a custom SQL alert as the "interface" type of property to monitor in the alerts would not present variables that would be limited to the exact interface with the issue.

 

 

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