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Start trap services

Before you can view trap messages in the Orion Web Console, you must confirm that the required trap services on your Orion server are started.

Confirm that the trap services are started

  1. Start Services through Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools.
  2. Locate the SolarWinds Trap Service in the list, and check its status.
  3. If the status is not Started, right‑click SolarWinds Trap Service, and click Start.