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Available syslog alert actions

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Created by Steven Bansil_ret, last modified by Steven Bansil_ret on Feb 01, 2017

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Discard the syslog Message

Delete unwanted Syslog messages sent to the syslog server.

Tag the syslog Message

Add a custom tag to received Syslog messages. Ensure you include the Tag column in the viewer when assigning a tag.

Modify the syslog Message

Modifies the severity, facility, type, or contents of a Syslog message

Log the Message to a file

Specifies a file and a series of variables with which to tag Syslog messages sent to the file. Ensure you have already created the log file you want to use. The alert cannot create a file.

Windows Event Log

Writes a message to local or remote Windows Event Logs

Forward the syslog message

Specifies the IP address or host name and the port to forward a Syslog event

Send a new syslog message

Triggers a new syslog message sent to a specific IP address or host name, on a specific port, with a customizable severity, facility, and message

Send an SNMP Trap

Sends a trap to an IP address following a specific trap template and using a specific SNMP community string

Play a sound

Plays a sound when a matching syslog message is received

Text to Speech output

Defines the speech engine, speed, pitch, volume, and message to read

Execute an external program

Specifies an external program to launch using a batch file. This action is used when creating real-time change notifications in SolarWinds UDT.

Execute an external VB Script

Launches a VB Script using the selected script interpreter engine and a saved script file

Send a Windows Net Message

Sends out a net message either to a specific computer or to an entire domain or workgroup

The only operating systems supporting Windows Net Messaging on which SolarWinds supports SolarWinds installations are Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP. SolarWinds only supports evaluation installations of Orion on Windows XP.

Send an Email/Page

Sends out an email from a specified account to a specified address, using a specific SMTP server, and containing a customizable subject and message

Stop Processing Syslog Rules

Stops the processing of Syslog rules for the matching syslog message
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