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Managing Security Alerts Definitions

Use the Security pane to generate alerts that warn you of problems in your monitored environment. An alert definition consists of data criteria for triggering an alert. An alert is triggered when the event threshold exceeds the data criteria that is defined.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this pane:

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