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Trap alert variables

The following variables can be used in trap alert messages with the Orion Trap Server. Each variable must begin with a dollar sign and be enclosed in curly braces as, for example, ${>VariableName>}.

Trap alerts may also use any valid node variable.

Trap date and time variables

Trap Date/Time Variable

Description

${AbbreviatedDOW}

Current day of the week. Three character abbreviation.

${AbbreviatedMonth}

Current month of the year. Three character abbreviation.

${AMPM}

AM or PM corresponding to current time (before or after noon)

${D}

Current day of the month

${DD}

Current day of the month (two digit number, zero padded)

${Date}

Current date. (MM/DD/YYYY format)

${DateTime}

Current date and time. (MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM format)

${Day}

Current day of the month

${DayOfWeek}

Current day of the week.

${DayOfYear}

Numeric day of the year

${H}

Current hour

${HH}

Current hour. Two digit format, zero padded.

${Hour}

Current hour. 24-hour format

${LocalDOW}

Current day of the week. Localized language format.

${LongDate}

Current date. (DAY NAME, MONTH DAY, YEAR format)

${LongTime}

Current Time. (HH:MM:SS AM/PM format)

${M}

Current numeric month

${MM}

Current month. Two digit number, zero padded.

${MMM}

Current month. Three character abbreviation.

${MMMM}

Full name of the current month

${MediumDate}

Current date. (DD-MMM-YY format)

${MediumTime}

Current time. (HH:MM AM/PM format)

${Minute}

Current minute. Two digit format, zero padded.

${MonthName}

Full name of the current month

${S}

Current second.

${Second}

Current second. Two digit format, zero padded.

${Time}

Current Time. (HH:MM format)

${Year}

Four digit year

${Year2}

Two digit year

Other trap variables

Trap Variable

Description

${Application}

SolarWinds application information

${Community}

Node community string

${Copyright}

Copyright information

${DNS}

Fully qualified node name

${Hostname}

Host name of the device triggering the trap

${IP_Address}

IP address of device triggering alert

${Message}

Message sent with triggered trap and displayed in Trap Details field of Trap Viewer

${MessageType}

Name or type of trap triggered

${Raw}

Raw numerical values for properties sent in the corresponding incoming trap.

${RawValue}

Raw numerical values for properties sent in the corresponding incoming trap. The same as ${Raw}.

${vbData1}

Trap variable binding value

${vbName1}

Trap variable binding name