Alert Setup page

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The Alert Setup page displays a list of alerts and provides information about the alert name, status, notification method, and notification frequency. You can also add, edit, remove, enable, or disable alerts from this page.

You must have the Application Administrator or Storage Administrator role.

Command buttons

  • Add

    Displays the Add Alert dialog box, which enables you to add new alerts.

  • Edit

    Displays the Edit Alert dialog box, which enables you to edit selected alerts.

  • Delete

    Deletes the selected alerts.

  • Enable

    Enables the selected alerts to send notifications.

  • Disable

    Disables the selected alerts when you want to temporarily stop sending notifications.

  • Test

    Tests the selected alerts to verify their configuration after being added or edited.

  • Alerts for Resolved and Obsolete Events

    Allows you to enable or disable the sending of alerts when events are moved to the Resolved or Obsolete states. This can help users from receiving unnecessary notifications.

List view

The list view displays, in tabular format, information about the alerts that are created. You can use the column filters to customize the data that is displayed. You can also select an alert to view more information about it in the details area.

  • Status

    Specifies whether an alert is enabled (alert status enabled) or disabled (alert status disabled).

  • Alert

    Displays the name of the alert.

  • Description

    Displays a description for the alert.

  • Notification Method

    Displays the notification method that is selected for the alert. You can notify users through email or SNMP traps.

  • Notification Frequency

    Specifies the frequency (in minutes) with which the management server continues to send notifications until the event is acknowledged, resolved, or moved to the Obsolete state.

Details area

The details area provides more information about the selected alert.

  • Alert Name

    Displays the name of the alert.

  • Alert Description

    Displays a description for the alert.

  • Events

    Displays the events for which you want to trigger the alert.

  • Resources

    Displays the resources for which you want to trigger the alert.

  • Includes

    Displays the group of resources for which you want to trigger the alert.

  • Excludes

    Displays the group of resources for which you do not want to trigger the alert.

  • Notification Method

    Displays the notification method for the alert.

  • Notification Frequency

    Displays the frequency with which the management server continues to send alert notifications until the event is acknowledged, resolved, or moved to the Obsolete state.

  • Script Name

    Displays the name of the script associated with the selected alert. This script is executed when an alert is generated.

  • Email Recipients

    Displays the email addresses of users who receive the alert notification.