Changing trigger values for CPU Load Average

If you are using StorageGRID Webscale with Linux hosts and you are running multiple containers on a single host, you can change the trigger values for the CPU Load Average alarm to better reflect the host utilization.

About this task

To change the alarm trigger values, you must perform these steps on each node.


  1. Select Support > Grid Topology. Then select site > grid node > SSM > Resources.

    screenshot showing SSM > Resources
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the Processors section and note the highest numbered processor.

    screenshot showing list of processors
  3. Select the Configuration tab, and select Alarms.

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  4. Scroll down to the SLSA (CPU Load Average) alarms.
    By default, three alarm levels are defined: Major, Minor, and Notice.
  5. For each of the three SLSA (CPU Load Average) alarms, click the edit icon (pencil icon) and uncheck the check box.
  6. Click Apply Changes at the bottom of the page.
  7. In the Custom Alarms section of the Configuration tab, click the edit icon, and define new SLSA (CPU Load Average) alarms to replace the ones you disabled in the previous steps.
    When creating the new alarms, choose values that are appropriate for number of cores available.

    screenshot showing configured custom alarms
  8. When you have finished creating the custom alarms, click Apply Changes at the bottom of the page.