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About the Alert Definitions Page


To access this page, select Monitor > Alarms & Alerts > Alert Definitions in the Customer Portal.

Use the Alert Definitions page to view alert definitions for SD-WAN and manage alert definitions for security. An alert definition consists of data criterion for triggering alerts about issues in the SD-WAN environment. Alert definitions also define the necessary action required to resolve issues based on the severity of the alert. An alert is triggered when the event threshold exceeds the data criteria that is defined. You can create an alert definition to monitor your data in real time and identify issues and attacks before they impact your network.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • View SD-WAN alert definitions. The SD-WAN alert definitions are loading by default when the Alert Definitions page is loaded. See Table 1 for descriptions of the fields on the SD-WAN alert definitions pane.

  • Manage Security alert definitions. See Managing Security Alerts Definitions.

  • Show or hide columns that contain information about SD-WAN alert definitions. Click the Show Hide columns icon in the top right corner of the page and select columns that you want to view on the page.

  • Search for alert definitions using keywords. Click the search icon. Enter partial text or full text of the keyword in the search bar and press Enter. The search results are displayed.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 describes the fields on the SD-WAN Alert Definitions pane.

Table 1: Fields on the SD-WAN Alert Definitions Pane



Rule Priority

View the priority of the alert definition. A value of one (1) indicates highest priority.

Alert Description

View the description of the alert.


View the matching alert criteria to trigger the alert.


View the action to be performed to resolve issues.


View the additional configuration parameters that you can pass on to the rule action function.