I just tried this service monitor for the first time, and it seems to work really well!
One question: is there any option to send an email alert if the Orion server cannot be reached? If not, does anybody have a recommended method for monitoring the availability of the Orion server itself?
If I do something to make the Orion server unreachable from the server running the Orion Service Monitor, events such as this will be logged in the Log.txt file: "The RPC server is unavailable. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706BA)4/29/2019 9:11:32 AM," but this does not appear to generate an alert email.
It is not possible to send an email based on this scenario. For robust monitoring and avilablilty I would recommend looking at HA for Orion. High Availability Architecture - Failover Clusters | SolarWinds
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