event filter test

Test an event filter

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the admin privilege level.

Description

The event filter test command is used to test an event filter. When specified with a message name, the command displays whether the message name is included or excluded from the filter. When specified without a message name, the command displays the number of events from the catalog that match the filter. For more information, see the event filter create command.

Parameters

-filter-name <text> - Filter Name
Use this mandatory parameter to specify the name of the event filter to test.
[-message-name <Message Name>] - Message Name
Use this optional parameter to specify the message name of the event to test against the filter.

Examples

The following example tests an event filter named err-wafl-no-scan-but-clone:
cluster1::> event filter show
Filter Name Rule     Rule      Message Name           SNMP Trap Type  Severity
            Position Type
----------- -------- --------- ---------------------- --------------- --------
default-trap-events
            1        include   *                      *               EMERGENCY, ALERT
            2        include   *                      Standard, Built-in
                                                                      *
            3        exclude   *                      *               *
err-wafl-no-scan-but-clone
            1        include   wafl.scan.clone.*      *               *
            2        exclude   wafl.scan.*            *               *
            3        include   wafl.*                 *               EMERGENCY, ALERT, ERROR
            4        exclude   *                      *               *
important-events
            1        include   *                      *               EMERGENCY, ALERT
            2        include   callhome.*             *               ERROR
            3        exclude   *                      *               *
no-info-debug-events
            1        include   *                      *               EMERGENCY, ALERT, ERROR, NOTICE

Filter Name Rule     Rule      Message Name           SNMP Trap Type  Severity
            Position Type
----------- -------- --------- ---------------------- --------------- --------
no-info-debug-events
            2        exclude   *                      *               *
12 entries were displayed.

cluster1::> event filter test -filter-name err-wafl-no-scan-but-clone
271 events will be included in the given filter.

cluster1::> event filter test -filter-name err-wafl-no-scan-but-clone -message-name wafl.scan.clone.split.cantLock
The message-name "wafl.scan.clone.split.cantLock" is included in the given filter.

cluster1::> event filter test -filter-name err-wafl-no-scan-but-clone -message-name wafl.scan.layout.cantWrite
The message-name "wafl.scan.layout.cantWrite" is excluded from the given filter.