Use alerts to become aware of potential issues and address them quickly, limiting their effect on end users.
For some entity types, triggered alerts on an entity may affect the entity's health score. Alerts with greater severity cause a greater decrease in the health score. See Entity health score to see whether your entity's health score is affected by alerts and if so, by how much.
To define, view, and manage SolarWinds Observability alerts, see the following topics: