Alarm definitions tell the deployed adapter definition how and where to list information as alarms.
When defining an alarm definition, the requirements are organized in four main tabs:
Alarm: Specify basic descriptive information for the alarm.
Schedule: Set up scheduling requirements for running the definition’s query and checking for new information at adapter runtime. For more information, see Section 6.10, Scheduling Queries.
Pages: Create alarm property pages and define the properties they contain at adapter runtime. For more information, see Section 5.9, Defining Custom Property Pages.
To create an alarm definition:
In thepane, select the parent element of the new alarm definition.
Right-click the parent element, then selector click ( ).
An alarm definition is created under the element.
To specify basic properties for an Alarm Definition:
Select the alarm definition in thepane.
In the right pane, theicon is selected by default.
Thepane shows basic properties for the alarm definition:
Specify the Name and Description for the Alarm Definition (this information is used only by the Definition Editor).
Specify an icon.
For instructions, see Section 4.3, Assigning an Adapter Icon.
Define and test a query.
Pick a schedule for the query.
For instructions, see Section 6.10, Scheduling Queries.
Define property pages.
For instructions, see Section 5.9, Defining Custom Property Pages.