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    Current Active Alarms Monitor (All Views Except Service View)

    The Current Active Alarms monitor shows any active alarm that has not yet been cleared. It is one of the four standard monitors available in Alarm mode. Current Active Alarms is a table that has four fields and appear by default. However, nine fields are available for selection. View Table 1 for a description of the table.

    Table 1: Current Active Alarms Monitor

    Table Column

    Description

    Shown in Summary by Default

    Shown in Detailed View by Default

    Name

    The alarm name.

    Yes

    Yes

    ID

    A system and sequentially-generated identification number.

    No

    No

    Assigned To

    If assigned to an individual, it shows the name of the person assigned; otherwise, it shows System to mark that the alarm is still unassigned.

    No

    Yes

    Severity

    The severity of the alarm. Severity levels are:

    • Critical—A critical condition exists; immediate action is necessary.

    • Major—A major error has occurred; escalate or notify as necessary.

    • Minor—A minor error has occurred; notify or monitor the condition.

    • Info—An informational message; no action is necessary.

    Yes

    Yes

    Entity ID

    The identification of the entity responsible for causing this alarm. The Entity ID is the key for correlation of events into an alarm. The Entity ID could be a MAC address of a radio or an IP address of the device.

    Yes

    Yes

    Source

    The IP address of the device or network element that generated the alarm. The SNMP agent is located at the source IP. In most cases, the source IP is the IP address of the switch or controller.

    No

    No

    Reporting Device

    The hostname or IP address of the reporting device.

    Yes

    Yes

    Creation Date

    The date and time the alarm was first reported.

    No

    No

    Last Updated

    The date and time that the information for the alarm was last modified.

    Yes

    Yes

    Updated By

    Either the system or the last user who modified the alarm.

    No

    No

    Clicking the Details icon opens Alarm Details where you can sort and disposition alarms by state (Acknowledged, Clear, Active).

    Modified: 2017-09-13