Manage events with System Manager - ONTAP 9.7 and earlier

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You can use ONTAP System Manager classic (available in ONTAP 9.7 and earlier) to view the event log and event notifications.

Events window

You can use the Events window to view the event log and event notifications.

Command buttons

  • Refresh

    Updates the information in the window.

Events list

  • Time

    Displays the time when the event occurred.

  • Node

    Displays the node and the cluster on which the event occurred.

  • Severity

    Displays the severity of the event. The possible severity levels are:

    • Emergency

      Specifies that the event source unexpectedly stopped, and the system experienced unrecoverable data loss. You must take corrective action immediately to avoid extended downtime.

    • Alert

      Specifies that the event source has an alert, and action must be taken to avoid downtime.

    • Critical

      Specifies that the event source is critical, and might lead to service disruption if corrective action is not taken immediately.

    • Error

      Specifies that the event source is still performing, and a corrective action is required to avoid service disruption.

    • Warning

      Specifies that the event source experienced an occurrence that you must be aware of. Events of this severity might not cause service disruption; however, corrective action might be required.

    • Notice

      Specifies that the event source is normal, but the severity is a significant condition that you must be aware of.

    • Informational

      Specifies that the event source has an occurrence that you must be aware of. No corrective action might be required.

    • Debug

      Specifies that the event source includes a debugging message.

    By default, the alert severity type, emergency severity type, and the error severity type are displayed.

  • Source

    Displays the source of the event.

  • Event

    Displays the description of the event.

Details area

Displays the event details, including the event description, message name, sequence number, message description, and corrective action for the selected event.