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Configure alert actions

Created by Steven Bansil_ret, last modified by Steven Bansil_ret on Feb 02, 2017

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This section discusses how to create a local alert log, how to send a syslog message and SNMP trap.

Create a local alert log

  1. Open an alert you want to enable on your network for editing.

    For more information about opening an alert for editing, see Create and configure advanced alerts.

  2. Click the Trigger Actions tab, and then click Add New Action.

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  3. Select Log the Alert to a file, and then click OK.

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  4. Click Browse (...) to open the default Orion directory.

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  5. Browse to an appropriate folder, and then type ExampleAlertLog as the alert log file name.

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  6. Click Save.
  7. In the Message text box, type Node ${NodeName} in ${State} network is currently down.

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  8. Click OK.

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Send a syslog message

  1. Open an alert for editing, and then click Add New Action.

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  2. Select Send a Syslog Message, and then click OK.
  3. Click the Syslog Message tab.
  4. Type 127.0.0.1 as the host name or IP Address of the Syslog Server, and then type Node ${NodeName} in ${State} network is currently down in the Syslog Message field.

    The ${variable} syntax is required for SolarWinds NPM variables.

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  5. Click OK.

Send an SNMP trap

  1. Open an alert for editing, and then click Add New Action.
  2. Select Send an SNMP Trap, and then click OK.

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  3. Click the SNMP Trap tab.
  4. Type 127.0.0.1 as the SNMP Trap Destination, and then type Node ${NodeName} in ${State} network is currently down in the ...Alert Message field.

    The ${variable} syntax is required for SolarWinds NPM variables.

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  5. Click OK.
  6. If you are finished configuring alert actions, click OK.
 
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