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Sys Maintenance: Alarms View

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development Employee on Sep 14, 2017Last modified by RSA Information Design and Development Employee on Nov 18, 2020
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You can monitor hosts and services to determine when user-defined limitations have been reached by viewing all the active alarms. Policy rules, that you define or assign to hosts and services, in the Policies tab trigger these alarms. You can:

  • View all the alarms that are currently active for all your systems and services
  • Select an alarm and view its details

What do you want to do?

RoleI want to ...Show me how
AdministratorView the alarm status of NetWitness Servers and services.

Monitor Alarms

AdministratorView detailed information about a specific alarm.

Monitor Alarms

Related Topics

Manage Policies

Quick Look

The required permission to access this view is Manage services. To access the Alarms view, go to (Admin) > Health & Wellness. The Health & Wellness view opens with the Alarms tab displayed. The Alarms tab contains an alarms list and an Alarm Details panel.

Alarms view

1 Time when the alarm was triggered.
2 Status of the alarm:
  • Active -  the statistical threshold was crossed triggering the alarm.
  • Cleared -  the clearing threshold was crossed and the alarm is no longer active.
3 Severity assigned to this alarm:
  • Critical
  • High
  • Medium
  • Low
4Name of the rule that triggers the alarm.
5Service defined in the rule.
6Host on which the alarm is triggered.
7Statistic selected in the rule that triggers the alarm.
8Value of the statistic that triggered the alarm.
9Identification number of the alarm.

Note: NetWitness Platform sorts the alarms in time order. You can sort the relevant parameters in ascending or descending order.

This figure shows the Alarms tab with the Alarm Details panel expanded.

Alarm Details panel

Alarm Details Panel

The Alarm Details panel displays information for the alarm selected in the Alarms list. It contains all the information in the Alarms list plus the following fields.

1 Alarm Notified time
2 Suppression start time
3 Suppression end time
4Suppression start (selected time zone)
5Suppression end (selected time zone)
6The Policy ID
7The Rule ID
8The Host ID
9The Stat ID
10Item key

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