Monitoring Alarms

Purpose

Use the monitoring functionality to view the alarms page.

Action

To monitor alarms select Monitor>Events and Alarms>View Alarms in the J-Web user interface.

Meaning

Table 188 summarizes key output fields in the alarms page.

Table 188: Alarms Monitoring Page

Field

Value

Additional Information

Alarm Filter

Alarm Type

Specifies the type of alarm to monitor:

  • System– System alarms include FRU detection alarms (power supplies removed, for instance).
  • Chassis– Chassis alarms indicate environmental alarms such as temperature.
  • All– Indicates to display all the types of alarms.

Severity

Specifies the alarm severity that you want to monitor

  • Major– A major (red) alarm condition requires immediate action.
  • Minor– A minor (yellow) condition requires monitoring and maintenance.
  • All– Indicates to display all the severities.

Description

Enter a brief synopsis of the alarms you want to monitor.

Date From

Specifies the beginning of the date range that you want to monitor. Set the date using the calendar pick tool.

To

Specifies the end of the date range that you want to monitor. Set the date using the calendar pick tool.

Go

Executes the options that you specified.

Reset

Clears the options that you specified.

Alarm Details

Displays the following information about each alarm:

  • Type– Type of alarm: System, Chassis, or All.
  • Severity– Severity class of the alarm: Minor or Major.
  • Description– Description of the alarm.
  • Time– Time that the alarm was registered.

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