View Alerts View

In the View Alerts view, you can view all the alerts. Also, you can also customize the view to show alerts for a specific period of time, and set the maximum number of alerts displayed in a single page.

Workflow

view an alert 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 alert Schedule an Alert

Administrator/ Analyst

View an alert*

View an Alert

Administrator/ Analyst Investigate an alert Investigate an Alert
Administrator/ Analyst Manage an alert and alert template Manage an Alert and Alert Template

*You can complete these tasks here.

Related Topics

Alerting Overview

Quick View

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

view alerts

view alerts tab

1 Click Alerts to open the Alert view.
2

Click View Alerts to view the different panels on View Alerts.

3 The View Alerts toolbar allows you to filter alerts based on a count, or the start and end date of the alerts.
4 The View Alerts List lists all the filtered alerts in a tabular format.

The View Alerts view has the following panels:

  • View Alerts Toolbar
  • View Alerts List

View Alerts Toolbar

The following table lists the operations in View Alerts toolbar panel.

Option Description

Last Hour(s) data

The data fetched from the previous execution.

Max No Of Alerts

The maximum number of alerts that you want to fetch from the Reporting Engine service for a specific time-range.

View Alerts List

The following table lists the columns in the View Alerts List panel.

Column Description
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The icon that opens the Investigation module, where the details of the first session that registered the match for the given alert is displayed for immediate analysis.

Note: You are not redirected to the Investigation module when:
-You reconfigure a data source for an existing alert and run an alert on the new data source.
-You enter a host name instead of an IP address in the data source field.

Name The name of the alert that registered the match. The hyperlink on the name opens the Investigation module to view all matches for that particular alert for the hour surrounding the registered alert.
Number of hits The number of times the alert is generated.
Detected The date and time at which the alert generates.
Message The alert message.