Event details page

From the Event details page, you can view the details of a selected event, such as the event severity, impact level, impact area, and event source. You can also view additional information about the selected event in the Notes and Updates area section, which is provided by the user who previously worked on that event.

Command buttons

The command buttons enable you to perform the following tasks:

Assign To
Me
Assigns the event to you.
Another user
Opens the Assign Owner dialog box, which enables you to assign or reassign the event to other users.

When you assign an event to a user, the user's name and the time when the event was assigned are added in the events list for the selected events.

You can also unassign events by leaving the ownership field blank.

Acknowledge
Acknowledges the selected events so that you do not continue to receive repeat alert notifications.

When you acknowledge an event, your user name and the time that you acknowledged the event are added in the events list (Acknowledged By and Acknowledged) for the selected events. When you acknowledge an event, you take responsibility for managing that event.

Mark As Resolved
Enables you to change the event state to Resolved.

When you resolve an event, your user name and the time that you resolved the event are added in the events list (Resolved By and Resolved) for the selected events. After you have taken corrective action for the event, you must mark the event as resolved.

Add Alert
Displays the Add Alert dialog box, which enables you to add an alert for the selected event.
View Events
Navigates to the Events inventory page.

Summary area

You can view the following event details:

Severity
Displays the severity of the event.

The event severity types are Critical (), Error (), Warning (), and Information ().

State
Displays the event state: New, Acknowledged, Resolved, or Obsolete.
Impact Level
Displays whether the event is categorized as an incident, risk, or an informational event.
Impact Area
Displays whether the event is a capacity, availability, protection, performance, or configuration related event.
Obsoleted Cause
For obsolete events, displays the reason the event is now obsolete.
Source
Displays the full name of the object, along with the type of object with which the event is associated.

The value is displayed as "Unknown" when ONTAP does not provide a valid user name because of SecD errors.

Source Annotations
Displays the annotation name and value for the object to which the event is associated.
Source Groups
Displays the names of all the groups of which the impacted object is a member.
Source Type
Displays the type of storage object for which the event is created.
Acknowledged By
Displays the name of the person who acknowledged the event and the time that the event was acknowledged.

This field is blank if the event is not acknowledged.

Resolved By
Displays the name of the person who resolved the event and the time that the event was resolved.

This field is blank if the event is not resolved.

Assigned To
Displays the name of the person who is assigned to work on the event.
Triggered Time
Displays the time that has elapsed since the event was generated.

If the time elapsed exceeds a week, the timestamp when the event was generated is displayed.

Trigger Condition
Displays information about the cause of the event.
Alert Settings
The following information about alerts is displayed:
  • If there are no alerts associated with the selected event, an Add link is displayed.

    You can open the Add Alert dialog box by clicking the link.

  • If there is one alert associated with the selected event, the alert name is displayed.

    You can open the Edit Alert dialog box by clicking the link.

  • If there is more than one alert associated with the selected event, the number of alerts is displayed.

    You can open the Alerts page by clicking the link to view more details about these alerts.

Alerts that are disabled are not displayed.

Notes and Updates area

Displays information that was added by the user who last addressed the generated event, based on the recent timestamp. You can also view the time when the information was added.

Scope of Impact area

Graphically displays the resources that are impacted because of the generated event. You can click the name or count link for each of the resources to view more details of the impacted resources.

This area is displayed only for some events, such as the Some Failed Disks, Aggregate Degraded, MetroCluster Aggregate Mirroring Degraded, Node To FC Switch All FC-Initiator Links Down, and All Links Between MetroCluster Partners Down.

Possible Causes area

Displays one or more causes that generated the event. You can click the name of the resource to view more details about that resource.

This area is displayed only for some events, such as Aggregate Degraded, Cluster Lacks Spare Disks, MetroCluster Spare Disks Left Behind, and All Links Between MetroCluster Partners Down.

Possible Effect area

Displays the effect of the generated event.

This area is displayed only for MetroCluster events, such as All Links Between MetroCluster Partners Down, MetroCluster Aggregate Mirroring Degraded, and Node To FC Switch All FC-Initiator Links Down.

Resources that Might Be Impacted area

Displays the resources that might be impacted because of the generated event. You can click the name of the resource to view more details about the impacted resource.

This area is displayed only for some events, such as Aggregate Degraded, and Some Failed Disks.

Suggested Corrective Action area

Displays the actions that you can perform to address the issues.

This area is displayed only for some events, such as Volume Space Nearly Full, Volume Space Full, Aggregate Degraded, Some Failed Disks, Node To FC Switch All FC-Initiator Links Down, and All Links Between MetroCluster Partners Down.