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False node down alert from an Orion agent node

Updated January 11, 2019


This article provides sequential steps to troubleshoot and resolve false Node Down alerts from a SolarWinds® Orion® agent.

The agent can be pinged and access remotely.  


  • NPM 12.x
  • Orion Agent


Multiple issues


Perform the following steps in order until the problem is resolved:

  1. Restart the agent service on the node.
  2. Re-sync the agent.
    1. Navigate to the agent configuration page control panel.
    2. Locate the problematic agent by its icon. 
    3. Re-enter the Orion server information and save your changes. 
  3. Uninstall and then reinstall the agent.


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