Alerts represent potential and actual problems in your monitored network. Your environment’s monitoring policies define the conditions under which alerts are generated.

The Insights Dashboard displays a summary of alerts over the past 24 hours. For more detailed insights into your network’s alerts, including the monitoring policies that defined them, select Alerts in the left navigation menu.

For information about severities, see Alert Severities.

Benefits: You do not have to sift through a lot of information to see which nodes require attention; you can simply review alerts of different severities.

Before you begin

Before OpenNMS can generate alerts, you must configure the following: