The openAlerts documentation is divided into sections. The menu bar on the left lists the main topics. Links to sub-topics are highlighted in the text body. The following is a brief synopsis of each section:
General overview of openAlerts. This section covers the components of openAlerts and how they work together. Start here to get the big picture of openAlerts.
Lists the hardware and software requirements. This section details the components required before installing openAlerts.
A guide on how to install openAlerts. This section covers downloading, extraction, configuration, compile, installation, and login to openAlerts.
General setup procedures. This section outlines the configuration of accounts, hosts, nodes, sensors, controls, people, contacts, and options.
Sensor status and activity. This section discusses the activity of sensors which includes outstanding alerts, current status, history, and graphical activity charts.
Command line utilities. This section explains how to manually start and stop openAlerts, set the locale, and test email.