Edit Alert dialog box

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You can edit alert properties such as the resource with which the alert is associated, events, script, and notification options.

Name

This area enables you to edit the name and description for the alert.

  • Alert Name

    Enables you to edit the alert name.

  • Alert Description

    Enables you to specify a description for the alert.

  • Alert State

    Enables you to enable or disable the alert.

Resources

This area enables you to select an individual resource or group the resources based on a dynamic rule for which you want to trigger the alert. You can search for resources by selecting a resource type from the drop-down list or you can specify the exact resource name to display a specific resource.

  • Include

    Enables you to include the resources for which you want to trigger alerts. You can specify a text string to group resources that match the string and select this group to be included in the alert. For example, you can group all volumes whose name contains the “vol0” string.

  • Exclude

    Enables you to exclude resources for which you do not want to trigger alerts. For example, you can exclude all volumes whose name contains the “xyz” string.

    Note

    The Exclude tab is displayed only when you select all resources of a particular resource type—​for example, <<All Volumes>> or <<All Volumes whose name contains 'xyz'>>.

Events

This area enables you to select the events for which you want to trigger the alerts. You can trigger an alert for events based on a particular severity or for a set of events.

  • Event Severity

    Enables you to select events based on the severity type, which can be Critical, Error, or Warning.

  • Event Name Contains

    Enables you to select events whose name contains the specified characters.

Actions

This area enables you to specify the notification method and the frequency of notification.

  • Alert these users

    Enables you to edit the email address or user name, or specify a new email address or user name to receive notifications.

  • Notification Frequency

    Enables you to edit the frequency with which the management server sends notifications until the event is acknowledged, resolved, or moved to the obsolete state.

    You can choose the following notification methods:

    • Notify only once

    • Notify at a specified frequency

    • Notify at a specified frequency within the specified time range

  • Issue SNMP trap

    Enables you to specify whether SNMP traps should be sent to the globally configured SNMP host.

  • Execute Script

    Enables you to associate a script with the alert. This script is executed when an alert is generated.

Command buttons

  • Save

    Saves the changes and closes the dialog box.

  • Cancel

    Discards the changes and closes the dialog box.