Alarm Types and Severity Levels
The QFX Series switches support different alarm types and severity levels. Table 1 provides a list of alarm terms and definitions that may help you in monitoring the device.
Table 1: Alarm Terms and Definitions
Signal that alerts you to conditions that might prevent normal operation. On the device, alarm indicators might include an LCD panel and LEDs on the device. The LCD panel (if present on the device) displays the chassis alarm message count. Blinking amber or yellow LEDs indicate yellow alarm conditions for chassis components.
Failure event that triggers an alarm.
Alarm severity levels
Seriousness of the alarm. The level of severity can be either major (red) or minor (yellow).
Alarms include the following types: