Are you using groups? https://support.solarwinds.com/Success_Center/Server_Application_Monitor_(SAM)/SAM_Administrator_Guide/0L0_Manage_application_monitor_templates_and_component_monitors/080_Manage_templates_and_groups
Disregard this recommendation. A little off-base.
Currently, No, this is not using any groups at all.
This is for 8 services on a single server.
Are you suggesting I add the component monitors to a group and then create the alert to look at the group status?
how would my alert trigger condition look? I did not see any Component Group option listed there.
You can define an application consisting of components: https://support.solarwinds.com/Success_Center/Server_Application_Monitor_(SAM)/Server_Application_Monitoring_Getting_Started_Guide/090_Templates/010_Create_a_template_for_a_custom_application
This would be more logical/ sustainable.
Here's a an example of an alert on such an application: Create a custom alert - SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC. Help and Support