How to configure SMS alerts in SolarWinds NPM

The software suite for SolarWinds NPM (Network Performance Monitoring) includes a flexible alert management tool, that allows you to configure alerts and actions on these alerts. There are two such tools available i.e. Basic Alert Manager and Advanced Alert Manager. In this post, I will show you the different ways in which you can configure SMS alert notifications using the Basic Alert Manager. The flexibility in defining actions within the tool gives us various choices on how to configure these text message notifications based on your requirement. Going through the list of actions available in the Basic Alert Manager, I can think of 3 ways in which SMS alert notifications can be configured. The rest of this article explains the configuration settings in sufficient detail to start receiving your notifications on mobile. Continue reading

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