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Current Active Alarms Monitor

 

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

ID

A system and sequentially-generated identification number.

No

No

Node

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 device or SDG. You can correlate the alarm with the corresponding device for corrective measures..

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.

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

Yes

Yes

Description

Detailed information about the alarm. This description provides more information about the probable cause or solution for the condition that caused the alarm The description also provides the date and time when the failure was detected. Note the date and time of an alarm so that you can correlate it with error messages or with the messages system log file.

Yes

Yes

Last Updated

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

Yes

Yes

Counter

Count of the alarm generated. Alarm notification dampening is performed based on the alarm counter.

No

Yes

Log Message

System log message generated for the alarm. Each system log message identifies the Junos OS process that generated the message and briefly describes the operation or error that occurred.

No

Yes

Acknowledged

Indicates if the alarm has been acknowledged.

No

Yes

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