This section is common to all the editions of IT360 - Professional Edition, Enterprise Edition [Probes only] and MSP Edition [Probes only].
After configuring alarm for a particular monitor, if the same
configuration holds good for all other monitors of the same type, then
by using Alarm Template functionality, you can do Bulk Alarms
Configuration. Currently, Threshold, Action, and Anomaly configurations are
supported. It is very useful in cases, where you want to configure
identical Thresholds/Actions/Anomalies for a huge number of similar monitors.
For e.g., if there are ten Tomcat servers, you want to configure an email action, and if the response time for the Tomcat exceeds 100 seconds, then the alarm (Threshold, Action, or Anomaly) is configured for one Tomcat server, and by using Alarm Template, this configuration can be applied to all the other Tomcat servers.
The Alarm Template can be utilized, as illustrated below;
Click on the My Dashboard tab.
Click the Business Service View link. This lists all the available Monitors.
A popup window opens up with three choices: Overwrite existing Threshold Configuratio, Overwrite existing Action Configuration, and Overwrite existing Anomaly Configuration.
If you choose to Overwrite existing Threshold Configuration, then Thresholds already associated would be overwritten with the new configuration, otherwise the old setting is retained.
If you choose to Overwrite existing Action Configuration, then actions already associated, are removed and the new configuration added. Otherwise new configuration is appended to the existing configuration.
If you choose to Overwrite existing Anomaly Configuration, then Anomaly already associated, would be overwritten with the new configuration, otherwise the old setting is retained.