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About the Alert Definitions/Notifications Page

To access this page, select Monitor > Alerts & Alarms > Alert Definitions/Notifications in the Customer Portal.

Use the Alert Definitions page to manage security alert definitions and enable or disable SD-WAN alarm notifications. An alert definition consists of data criterion for triggering alerts about issues in the SD-WAN environment. Alert definitions also define the necessary action required to resolve issues based on the severity of the alert. An alert is triggered when the event threshold exceeds the data criteria that is defined. You can create an alert definition to monitor your data in real time and identify issues and attacks before they impact your network.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • View existing security alert definitions by clicking Security Alert Definitions. See Table 1 for descriptions of the fields on the Security alert definitions pane.

  • Manage Security alert definitions. See Managing Security Alerts Definitions.

  • Enable or disable the e-mail notification for alarms. See Enable E-mail Notifications for SD-WAN Alarms.

  • Show or hide columns that contain information about security alert definitions. In the Security Alert Definitions tab, click the Show Hide columns icon in the top right corner of the page and select columns that you want to view on the page.

  • Search for alert definitions using keywords. Click the search icon. Enter partial text or full text of the keyword in the search bar and press Enter. The search results are displayed.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 provides guidelines on using the fields on the Security alert definitions pane.

Table 1: Fields on the Security Alert Definitions Pane



Alert Name

View the name of the alert.

Alert Description

View the description for the alert.


View filter values of the alert.


View recipients’ e-mail addresses where alert notifications are sent.


View the status of the alert.

Alert Type

View the type of alert.

Example: Event-based


View the tenant who defined the alert.