Editing Alert Definitions
To edit an alert definition:
- Select Alerts & Alarms > Alert Definitions.
- Select the alert.
- 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.
- Click OK.
Table 1: Alert Definitions Settings
Enter a unique string of alphanumeric characters, colons, periods, dashes, and underscores. No spaces are allowed and the maximum length is 63 characters.
Enter a description for the alerts; maximum length is 1024 characters.
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.
Select all devices or specific devices. By default, data is displayed for all the devices in the network.
If you choose the Selective option, select devices from the Available column and click the right arrow to move these devices to the Selected column and click OK.
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:
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.
Specify the e‐mail addresses for the recipients of the alert notification.
Enter a custom string for identifying the type of alert in the alert notification e‐mail.