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SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor by Joe Dissmeyer

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Configuring basic alerts

Configuring basic alerts is a great way to get started with understanding how the alert system works. We configure a basic alert by using the Basic Alert Manager application which is installed on the Windows Server that SolarWinds Orion NPM is installed on.

To access the Basic Alert Manager application perform the following steps:

  1. Log into the SolarWinds Orion NPM server.
  2. Navigate through Start | All Programs | SolarWinds Orion | Alerting, Reporting, and Mapping | Basic Alert Manager.
    Configuring basic alerts

When the Basic Alert Manager application launches, the Quick Start screen is always displayed first. To get started, click on the Configure Alerts ...

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