Reporting: Alert View

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development on Jul 29, 2016
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The Alert view allows you to import, export, manage, and add alerts.


The Alert view includes the following features:

  • Alert toolbar
  • Alert List panel

The following figure shows the different panels of the Alert view.


Alert Toolbar 

The Alert toolbar allows you to add, modify, delete, enable, disable, refresh, import, and export an alert. Using this toolbar, you can also set access permissions for the selected alert.


You can perform the following actions using this toolbar:

  • Add an Alert. 
  • Edit an Alert. 
  • Delete an Alert. 
  • Enable an Alert. 
  • Disable an Alert. 
  • Refresh an Alerts List.
  • Import an Alert. 
  • Export an Alert. 
  • Set access permissions for the alert. 
  • View All Templates. 
  • View Alerts Schedule.
  • View an Alert List.

Alert List Panel

The Alert List panel lists all the alerts in a tabular format. The following table lists the various columns in the Alert List panel and their description.

EnabledDisplays the state of the alert:
  • Enabled - the alert is active and fires based on the rule assigned to it.
  • Disabled - the alert is not active.
Pushed?Indicates whether the alert is sent to Decoders or Log Decoders:
  • Yes - Alert is pushed to Decoders or Log Decoders.
  • No - Alert is not pushed to Decoders or Log Decoders.
NameIdentifies the name of the alert. Clicking the alert name displays the rule on which this alert is based in the Define Rules panel.
DescriptionIndicates the alert description.
ActionsIndicates the action the system takes when the alert fires.
The different available action types are:
  • Record
  • SMTP
  • SNMP
  • Syslog

This is an example of the Alert List panel.


You can perform the following actions using the Alert List panel:

  • Enable an Alert. 
  • Disable an Alert.
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