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Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor SMS Integration

Varius Message Router expands the messaging capabilities of Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor by allowing it to send SMS and Telegram messages on-premise. The process uses the “HTTP to SMS” feature by configuring Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor to access a custom URL hosted by Varius Message Router.

Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor

1. Create new alert

  1. Access Solarwinds Orion > Alerting,Reporting, and Mapping > Advanced Alert Manager.
  2. Click “Configure Alerts” button and the Manage Alerts window appears. Click New.
Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor manage alerts

2. Create new action

  1. From “Trigger Actions” tab, click “Add New Action” button.
  2. Select “Get or Post a URL to a Web Server”.
  3. Click OK.

3. Configure action

  1. Click Configure Action.
  2. From “Action” tab, select “Use HTTP GET”.
  3. Set “URL” to http://”item1″/pages/sendmsg.aspx?user=”item2″&password=”item3″&to=”item4″&text=”item5″
    by replacing the following fields:
    – “item1” with IP address of Varius Message Router.
    – “item2” with user name of a licensed user in Varius Message Router.
    – “item3” with user’s password.
    – “item4” with mobile number or contact group name.
    – “item5” with message content.
  4. For message content, you can include Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor alert variables for specific alert information.
  5. Click OK.