ManageEngine® Applications Manager


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What is an Alarm?

Alarms are notifications generated based on some condition or criteria, helping to detect problems when any of the servers running in the network is experiencing it. This improves the fault management ensuring productive application monitoring


There are three severity levels for the Alarms and they are

Alarms are generated for the following type of attributes:

  1. Availability of a Monitor. When the availability of the Monitor is down, the severity is represented as and when it is up, the severity is represented as .

  2. Health of a Monitor.

  3. Attributes of a Monitor. Alarms will be generated, if the threshold profile condition set for these attributes is met.


  • The availability of a Monitor requires no configurations from your side.

  • Alarms are also generated based on dependencies configured to the attributes. Refer to Configuring Dependencies section for more details.

The Alarms screen provides the following:

The following steps will generate alarms and perform actions based on your configuration. Go through the following sections to know about the configurations.

  1. Creating Threshold Profile

  2. Creating Actions

  3. Associating Threshold and Action with Attributes

  4. Configuring Dependencies

  5. Configuring Consecutive Polls

Note: Bulk Alarms Configuration is also possible. Refer Bulk Alarm Configuration


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Java Runtime Monitors

Alarm Details