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See which Alerts apply to which nodes

See which Alerts apply to which nodes

It would be great to see which Advanced Alerts are associated with a particular node. It would be handy especially when you have a lot of Alerts.

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Level 13

You can place $variables in your alert text or e-mail that identify which node fired the alert.

That's not what I'm looking for. It would be good to select a node and then see which Advanced Alert are applicable to this node.

All my alerts include node details otherwise it would be a pretty pointless alert

MVP
MVP

Isn't this the "Active Alerts on This Node" resource under Node Details pages?  Or am I misreading the request?

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You are misreading the request. I'm asking to see which alerts (non triggered) are applicable to a node. That I can check to see if certain alerts will run against the particular node according to my trigger conditions (without having to trigger the alerts).

Level 13

Could you elaborate and give us a case figure? The way it is described now doesn't make sense to me...

MVP
MVP

I'm not sure that is possible - if the trigger conditions are satisfied, the alert would be triggered?

I'd like to look at a node and run that node's details against all the advanced alerts and see which ones are applicable.

So if I don't want to receive any more alerts on a particular node, this will quickly show me which alerts I need to modify so that this particular node no longer triggers those alerts.

Make sense now?

Level 17

This is indeed possible with NPM 11.5 RC: What We're Working On: New Alerting Engine

There is a new "All Alerts that could be triggered by this object" resource available.

Level 18

Tune in to SolarWinds Lab next week, and watch Rob and I go over EXACTLY this kind of thing! http://lab.solarwinds.com/

RSVP for reminders here: https://thwack.solarwinds.com/events/1368

Legendary!!