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Available trap alert actions

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The following actions are available for trap alerts. For more information about assigning and configuring alert actions, see Add alert actions.

Discard the trap

Delete unwanted traps sent to the SNMP Trap server

Tag the Trap

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

Flag the Trap with a specific color

Assign a specific color for display in the Orion Web Console and the Trap Viewer to flag traps matching the rule

Log the Trap to a file

Specifies a file and a series of variables with which to tag traps sent to the file. The log file that you want to use must be created first.

Windows Event Log

Writes a message to the local Windows Event Log or to a remote Windows Event Log

Forward the Trap

Specifies the IP address or host name and the port on which to forward the trap. Specify the IP address or host name of the trap destination and the port on which the trap should be sent. Check Include Source Address to include the IP address of the trap source.

Play a sound

Plays a sound when a matching SNMP trap is received

Text to Speech output

Defines a specific speech engine, the 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 Windows 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 Orion evaluations on Windows XP.

Send an E-mail/Page

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

Stop Processing Trap Rules

Stops the processing of SNMP trap rules for the matching trap

Change the status of an interface

SolarWinds NPM can change the status of an interface from which a trap is received. Designate the status to which .the interface should change.

This action is only available and functional for installations of Orion Network Performance Monitor. For more information, see the SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor Administrator Guide.

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