Generating Internal Events (NSM Procedure)

To generate an internal event, based on a time interval or the time of day, you can use the generate event option.

To generate internal events in NSM:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device to select it.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, expand Event Options.
  4. Select Generate Event.
  5. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 211.
  6. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 211: Generate Event Details

Task

Your Action

Generate an internal event, based on a time interval or the time of day.

  1. In the Name box, enter the name of an internally generated event
  2. In the Comment box, enter the comment for the generate event.
  3. Click Time of Day next to generate-event and select one of the following:
    • time-of-day—To configure a time of day at which to generate a particular event.
    • time-interval—To configure a frequency at which to generate a particular event.

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