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Configuring System Notifications

 

You can configure system performance alerts for thresholds. This section provides information about configuring your system thresholds.

The following table describes the Global System Notifications window parameters:

Table 1: Global System Notifications Window Parameters

Parameter

Description

System load over 1 minute

Type the threshold system load average over the last minute.

System load over 5 minutes

Type the threshold system load average over the last 5 minutes.

System load over 15 minutes

Type the threshold system load average over the last 15 minutes.

Average time in ms for I/O requests for device

Type the threshold time in ms for I/O requests

Percentage of swap used

Type the threshold percentage of used swap space.

Received packets per second

Type the threshold number of packets received per second.

Transmitted packets per second

Type the threshold number of packets transmitted per second.

Received bytes per second

Type the threshold number of bytes received per second.

Transmitted bytes per second

Type the threshold number of bytes transmitted per second.

Receive errors

Type the threshold number of corrupted packets received per second.

Transmit errors

Type the threshold number of corrupted packets transmitted per second.

Packet collisions

Type the threshold number of collisions that occur per second while transmitting packets.

Dropped receive packets

Type the threshold number of received packets that are dropped per second due to a lack of space in the buffers.

Dropped transmit packets

Type the threshold number of transmitted packets that are dropped per second due to a lack of space in the buffers.

Transmit carrier errors

Type the threshold number of carrier errors that occur per second while transmitting packets.

Receive frame errors

Type the threshold number of frame alignment errors that occur per second on received packets.

Receive fifo overruns

Type the threshold number of First In First Out (FIFO) overrun errors that occur per second on received packets.

Transmit fifo overruns

Type the threshold number of First In First Out (FIFO) overrun errors that occur per second on transmitted packets.

  1. On the navigation menu (), click Admin.
  2. In the System Configuration section, click Global System Notifications.
  3. Enter values for each parameter that you want to configure.
  4. For each parameter, select Enabled and Response Criteria and then select one of the following options:

    Option

    Description

    Greater Than

    An alert occurs if the parameter value exceeds the configured value.

    Less Than

    An alert occurs if the parameter value is less than the configured value.

  5. Type a description of the preferred resolution to the alert.
  6. Click Save.
  7. On the tab menu, click Deploy Changes.