Reporting: Import Alert Dialog

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development Employee on Sep 14, 2017Last modified by RSA Information Design and Development Employee on Jun 24, 2020
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The Import Alert dialog allows you to import an alerts archive and specify whether to overwrite existing rules, lists, and alerts.


alert list view workflow

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Administrator/ Analyst

Configure Reporting Engine

Configure Reporting Engine

Administrator/ Analyst

Configure an alert

Configure an Alert

Administrator/ Analyst

Schedule an alertSchedule an Alert

Administrator/ Analyst

View an alert

View an Alert

Administrator/ AnalystInvestigate an alertInvestigate an Alert
Administrator/ AnalystManage an alert and alert template*Manage an Alert and Alert Template

*You can complete these tasks here.

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Alerting Overview

Quick View

The following figure is an example with the important features labeled.

import alert workflow

import alert dialog

1Click MonitorReports to view the Manage tab.
2Click Alerts to open the Alert view.
3In the Alert panel, select a folder to import the file.

In the Alert toolbar, click  > Import to import an alert.

The following table lists the actions in the Import Alert dialog and their description.

Actions Description
Displays a view of the local zip file system so that you can select the alert to be imported.
Deletes the selected alert from the Import Alert dialog.
File Name Name of the imported binary file.
Overwrite?Selects the option to overwrite an existing version of the alert you are importing. If you do not select the Overwrite option, a duplicate file is imported and no error message is displayed.
CloseCloses the Import Alert dialog.
ImportImports the alert with a confirmation message.
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