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    Alarm History Report

    The Alarm History report is a standardized report generated in Network Director. It shows all active, acknowledged, and cleared alarms that occurred within a specified period of time for the indicated node. The report has two portions: a report header and the report body.

    This topic describes:

    Alarm History Header

    The Alarm History report header provides file creation information about the report. The contents of the report header are described in Table 1.

    Table 1: Alarm History Report Header

    Field

    Description

    NETWORK DIRECTOR REPORT

    The type of report—in this case, the Alarm History report.

    Generated On

    The date and time the report ran. The date format is: [Day of the Month] [Month] [Year]. The time format follows the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). For example: 07 December 2012 11:35 PM PST.

    Generated By

    The username of the user that generated the report.

    Report Name

    The name of the report assigned when the report was created.

    Scope

    The report is generated from this view and node in the network. Perspective can be Logical view, Location view, or Device view of the network. Node represents the selected object upon which the report is based.

    Report Filters

    The period of time specified for data collection.

    Alarm History Tables

    The body of the Alarm History report is a set of tables: one table for each alarm state (active, acknowledged, and cleared). In each table the alarms are listed by severity level. The fields of the tables have a common format, which is described in Table 2.

    Table 2: Active Alarm History Fields

    Field

    Description

    Alarm Name

    The SNMP alarm name.

    Severity

    One of six levels that indicate the gravity of the alarm based on the impact on the system:

    • Critical
    • Major
    • Minor
    • Warning (customer defined)
    • Alert (customer defined)
    • Notice
    • Info

    Category

    One of twenty-four functional areas:

    • AP/Radio
    • BFD
    • BGP
    • Chassis
    • ClientAndUserSession
    • Configuration
    • Controllers
    • CoS
    • DHCP
    • DOM
    • FlowCollection
    • General
    • GenericEvent
    • L2ALD
    • L2CP
    • MACFDB
    • Misc.
    • PassiveMonitoring
    • Ping
    • RFDetect
    • RMon
    • SONET
    • SonetAPS
    • VirtualChassis

    Description

    An indication of what caused the alarm.

    Source

    The Entity ID of the network device sending the trap.

    Acknowledged

    Whether or not the alarm has been acknowledged.

    Updated On

    The date when the alarm was last updated (assigned, annotated, or acknowledged) otherwise, the date the alarm was created.

    Modified: 2016-09-29