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View events, alerts, traps, and syslogs in the SolarWinds Platform Web Console Message Center

This SolarWinds Platform topic applies only to the following products:

Hybrid Cloud Observability EssentialsHybrid Cloud Observability Advanced


The Message Center provides a view where you can see all events, alerts, traps, and Syslog messages on your network.

  1. Click Alerts & Activity > Message Center.

  2. To display messages for specific devices, select device properties in the Filter Devices area.

  3. Select the Time period for the messages you want to review, and provide the number of messages you want to show.

  4. To show all messages, including messages that have been acknowledged, select Show acknowledged.

  5. To display only certain types of messages or audit events, select the events to be displayed.

  6. Click Apply to update the list of messages.

Event icons and their background

Next to events, there is an icon describing the event. See Status Icons and Identifiers in SolarWinds Platform products for details on icons.

Event icon backgrounds have the following meanings: