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Creating Alerts

Procedure

You can use the All Events page to create an alert.

To create an alert:

  1. Select Monitor > Events & Logs > All Events.
  2. Click Detail View.
  3. Select data criteria to create an alert:
    • Select filter string from the drop-down list.
    • Select data aggregation from the Group-By drop-down list.

    You can also use existing filters by selecting Filters > Show Saved Filters.

  4. Click Save > Create Alert.

    The Create Alert Wizard appears.

  5. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 9.
  6. Click Finish.

    The Create Alert Wizard shows a summary of your configuration changes. You can edit the individual configuration parameters by clicking Edit.

  7. Click OK to close the window.

Table 9: Create Alert Wizard Settings

Setting

Guideline

General

Alert Name

Enter a unique string of alphanumeric characters, colons, periods, dashes, and underscores. No spaces are allowed and the maximum length is 63 characters.

Alert Description

Enter a description for the alerts; maximum length is 1024 characters.

Alert Type

Displays the type of alert that is system based.

Status

Select the Active check box to view only the active alerts.

Severity

Select the severity level of the alert: Info, minor, major, critical.

Data Criteria

Trigger

Specify the data criteria based on the Time Period, Group By, and Filter By options. Filtered data only displays the subset of data that meets the criteria that you specify.

Enter the event threshold value between 1- 1,000,000,000.

Time Span

Specify the duration for triggering an alert.

  • Minutes
  • Hours

The default duration is 30 minutes and the maximum duration is 24 hours.

E-Mail

Recipients

Select or enter valid usernames or e-mail addresses of the recipients to receive alert notifications.

Comments

Enter comments for the alert notification e-mail.

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