The System Alerts page shows system status alert messages from all hosts in the Framework. The page shows the time of the alert, the host that originated the alert, the type of alert, and information about the alert.
You can define the level of system alerts by using theor options.
System alerts is indicated by a flashing Framework icon at the bottom right corner of the screen.
Click the icon to display the System Alerts page.
To clear specific alerts, select thecheckbox next to the desired alerts, then click .
To clear all alerts, select, then click .
To close the System Alerts page without clearing the existing alerts, click.
The Framework icon continues to flash.
You can configure your Framework hosts to generate system status alert messages when specific events occur, such as when the agent exceeds a specified memory usage. If a system alert is triggered, the Framework icon in the bottom right corner of the screen flashes. To view the system alerts, click the icon (see Managing System Alerts for details).
You can modify alert settings for all hosts, all hosts in a domain, or an individual host by using theor options.
To modify alert settings:
On the home page of the console, click.
To modify alert settings for all hosts in a domain, selector the name of a domain. To modify alert settings for an individual host, select the host in the navigation pane.
In the task pane, clickor .
Changes made to a domain’s alert settings override the current settings for individual hosts in that domain. However, subsequent changes made to an individual host’s alert settings override the current domain alert settings on that host.
Configure the following options:
Alert on Log level: Select the level of log information needed to trigger an alert. For example, if you want alerts to be triggered when error messages occur in the log, select. The option includes and messages. The option includes , and messages. Select to switch this setting off.
Alert Log Filter: Define a specific message you want to trigger alerts, or part of a message with wildcard symbols *. You can use regular expressions in this field by selecting thecheck box and specifying your regular expression.
This setting is independent of the setting in.
Time Offset (mins): Specify the time offset in minutes when you want to trigger an alert. An alert is triggered if a host’s time setting differs from the time setting of the Primary Registry Manager by this number of minutes. Time offsets can cause problems because certificates are time-based. The UTC (Universal Time Coordinated) value is used.
Pending Messages (mins): Specify the interval for when you want to trigger an alert. An alert is triggered if an event has been in the queue of store and forward messages for this number of minutes.
Maximum Memory (MB): Specify the amount of memory in MB that you want as the threshold for an alert. An alert is triggered if a host is using more than this amount of memory.
Minimum Disk Space (MB): Specify the minimum amount in MB of disk space that you want as the threshold of an alert. An alert is triggered if a host has less than this amount of disk space remaining in the default installation location.
Expired Certificate: Select this option to cause an alert to be triggered when an agent’s certificate expires.
Clickto apply the settings to the hosts.
If the settings are applied successfully, the indicator next to the hostname is green .
If the settings are not applied successfully (for example, if the host is offline), the indicator is red .
If any of your settings cause an alert to be triggered, the Framework icon flashes.