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Alerting for high pings

I'm using Solarwinds IP monitor to keep an eye on my LAN.  I'd like to setup an alert that would email me when we see network latency (high ping times) to one of our servers.  Could someone point me in the right direction for doing this?
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Sanga Collins

I thnik Nagios is what you seek. It will do the alerts for you and soo much more
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I'm pretty sure it can be done with IPMonitor from Solarwinds (which I've already paid for), just looking for the correct technique.
Sanga Collins

If you have already paid for it, then definitely do not throw away your money! :)

THe quickstart guide should get you going in the right direction. Its very short and to the point.


Basically you can setup IPMonitor to auto discover your network and Setup monitoring for each device discovered based on parameters you specify. So basic Latency/Ping monitoring all the way up to more advanced SNMP traps and monitoring.

To send alerts see page 21 in the guide. They have several options including email, pager/beeper and snmp traps.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.
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I've got all of that setup but I need to know how to trigger an alert when a ping reaches a certain latency, say more than 300ms for a period of 10 minutes.  I've gone over the start guide and other info but I'm just not seeing how to set that up.
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Thanks sangamc, I've been unable to find it either.  It could be that it simply can't be done with the tool as is but that would be kind of surprising.  Thanks for your help!
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