Clicking on the message link in an alarm brings you to the alarm details page.
Alarm details page shows :
Source - the device from which the alarm was generated.
Entity - the parameter in the device that has faulted.
Status - criticality of the fault (alarm).
Last updated - the time when the last event, which affected the alarm, occurred.
Message - description of the alarm.
Owner name - the user who acknowledged the alarm.
Alarm history - list of events (from the same entity) that affected the alarm.
Alarm notes - annotations and logs are recorded here for reference.
To see details of the device that caused the alarm, click on the source link.
Just above the table there are options to acknowledge, clear, delete, and annotate alarms.
To take ownership of the alarm, click 'Acknowledge'.
To change the severity of the alarm to clear, click 'Clear'. This is done after the fault condition is physically fixed.
To delete the alarm from the records, click 'Delete'. This is done when the device is replaced or restarted.
To add some comments to the alarm, click 'Annotate' and type the content in the textbox. This helps in future reference, to understand the fault condition.