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    Editing Alert Definitions

    To edit an alert definition:

    1. Select Alerts & Alarms > Alert Definitions.
    2. Select the alert.
    3. On the upper right side of the Alert Definitions page, click the pencil icon.

      The alert definitions options are displayed. See Table 1 for options available for editing.

    4. Click OK.

    Table 1: Alert Definitions Settings




    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.


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


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


    Data Criteria

    Specifies the data criteria based on the Time period, Group By, and Filter By option. Filtered data only displays the subset of data that meets the criteria that you specify.

    To edit the data criteria:

    • Click the Edit data criteria from filters link. The Add Saved Filters page appears.
    • Select the filters to be added.
    • Click OK.

    Time Span

    Specify the time period for triggering an alert.

    Number of Events

    Enter the event threshold (number of logs for each category). An alert triggers if the number exceeds the specified threshold.


    Email address(es)

    Specify the e‐mail addresses for the recipients of the alert notification.

    Custom Message

    Enter a custom string for identifying the type of alert in the alert notification e‐mail.

    Modified: 2016-07-31