I am trying to setup a UDT alert to email me when a new MAC address appears into network. What is the trigger condition I need to use to get the alert to work? When I use the test feature, I get a test email, but I don't seem to be getting an email when a new MAC appears on the network. I assume that my trigger condition is wrong. It is currently set to is NewMac equal to 0. thanks.
Hi Mike - the trigger condition should be equal to 1.
When connecting a new MAC - are you sure that it wasn't connected before? UDT can remember MAC for a half of year easily...
Changed it to 1 and it worked! Another question, are there any variables I can add so the email will tell me what switch and port the new MAC is connected to? Thanks!
Which version do you please use? In UDT 3.1 there are new macro variables - PortID and NodeID you can use to make the alert be more specific...
Have there been any updates on this? I'm looking at this same problem where I would like more information on a rogue MAC. I'm also looking at pulling in more information from Custom Properties into the email as well and would need the NodeID portion to work for that to happen.
Can you explain how you set this email alert up? I would greatly appreciate it. We are trying to make it easier to track down new devices that are not allow on the on the network.
I asked support if it was possible to add which switch the new mac was connected to and they said no. Every email I get shows a NodeID of 0.
Go to Start -> Programs -> SolarWinds Orion -> Alerting, Reporting and Mapping -> Advanced Alert Manager
Click Configure Alerts
Select "Alert me when a new MAC address appears on network" and choose Edit
Under Trigger Condition, choose "Trigger Alert when all of the following apply" and set it to "is NewMac is equal to 1"
Under the Trigger Acctions tab, create a new action to email you. This is where you can add the variables to put into the email you get.
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