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Searching Alarms

 

Use Search Alarms, available from the Tasks pane, to filter and isolate information about a specific alarm. Use this page to specify complex sorting and filtering criteria for all alarms.

Each field in the Search Alarm window helps narrow the current list of alarms. The more search items you specify, the more specific your results. All fields are optional.

  1. Select or type the known descriptors for the alarm. These fields are described in Table 1.
  2. Click Search to run the query. The Alarms Details page opens with the results of your search.
  3. Review the alarm. From this page you can change the state of the alarm, annotate, or assign the alarm to personnel.

Table 1: Alarm Search Fields

Search Criteria

Description

State

Use the list to select which alarm states to search for:

  • All—Alarms of all states.

  • Active—Alarms that are current and not yet acknowledged or cleared.

  • Clear—Alarms that are resolved and the device or entity has returned to normal operation.

Service Type

Use the list to select the service types for which you want to search the alarms:

  • All—Alarms of all services.

  • CGNAT—Alarms that are generated for CGNAT services.

  • SFW—Alarms that are generated for SFW services.

  • ADC—Alarms that are generated for ADC services.

  • TLB—Alarms that are generated for TLB services.

Severity

Pull down the list to select the severity level. Not all possible alarm severities are listed. Only the severity levels of your current active alarms are shown. Possible selections are:

  • Critical

  • Major

  • Minor

  • Indeterminate

  • Warning

  • Normal

Advanced Search Criteria

(from) Date

Pull down the calendar and select the starting date of the search.

(from) Time

Pull down the list to select the starting time of the search. Search times are in military (24-hour) clock format in 30 minute intervals.

(to) Date

Pull down the calendar and select the ending date of the search.

(to) Time

Pull down the list to select the ending time of the search. Search times are in military (24-hour) clock format in 30 minute intervals.