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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.

Note:

  • 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

 

Filtering Alarms

Go to the Alarms Tab to view all the alarms configured in Applications Manager along with their severity, type, date and the technician to whom the alarm is assigned. You can sort the alarms by clicking on the parameter type at the top of the table.

 

You can view all alarms or filter the Critical , Warning and Clear alarms by clicking the respective buttons. Also, click the respective buttons to view only Configured Traps, Unsolicited Traps or JMX Notifications.

 

You can perform bulk alarm actions by checking the check-boxes of the alarms and selecting the action you require from the Alarm Actions drop-down menu at the top of the table. You can perform actions like:

You can filter alarms to show alarms generated in a specific period or a specific day by selecting the time you require from the Select Time drop-down menu at the top of the table. You can filter alarms generated:

You can filter alarms to show only alarms associated with monitor groups or only with monitors. You can do this by selecting the option you require from the Select Monitor Group drop-down menu at the top of the table.

 

You can filter alarms to show only alarms associated with a particulat monitor type. Select the monitor type that you require from the Select Monitor Type drop-down menu at the top of the table and click Go.

Search

You can search through alarms by clicking the search button at the top of the alarms table. When you click the button text boxes appear in the alarms table under the parameter names. You can search for alarms by typing the alarm message, alarm name, type, or technician to whom the alarm is assigned and then clicking Submit.

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