Managing Alerts Based on Log Events
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Managing Alerts Based on Log Events

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You can configure the CTERA Portal to automatically send email alerts to end users and administrators upon certain CTERA Portal log messages.

Viewing Log Based Alerts

To view all log based alerts:

  • In the global administration view, select Logs and Alerts > Log Based Alerts in the navigation pane.
    The Log Based Alerts page opens, displaying all the log-based alerts.
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    The page includes the following columns:

    FieldDisplay
    NameThe alert name.
    To edit the alert, click the alert name.
    DescriptionA description of the alert.

Adding and Editing Alerts

To add or edit an alert:

  1. In the global administration view, select Logs and Alerts > Log Based Alerts in the navigation pane.
    The Log Based Alerts page opens, displaying all the log based alerts.
  2. To add a new alert-on, click New Alert.
    Or,
    To edit an existing alert, click the alert’s name**.**
    The Event Filter window is displayed.
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  3. Complete the fields.
    Log Topic – The category to trigger the alert. Select Any to specify that any log category can trigger the alert.
    Log Name – The name of the log event to trigger the alert. Select Any to specify that any log event can trigger the email alert.
    Origin Type – The entity from which a log must originate to trigger the alert. Select Any to specify that any log can originate from any entity in order to trigger the alert.
    Minimum Severity – The minimum severity a log must have to trigger the alert.
    Message Contains – The text that the log message must contain to trigger the alert.
  4. Click Next.
    The Alert Name window is displayed.
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  5. Complete the fields.
    Alert Name – A name for the alert.
    Description – A description of the alert.
  6. Click Finish.

The alert is added.
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Deleting an Alert

To delete an alert:

  1. In the global administration view, select Logs and Alerts > Log Based Alerts in the navigation pane.
    The Log Based Alerts page opens, displaying all the Log Based Alerts.
  2. Select the alert row.
  3. Click Delete.
    A confirmation window is displayed.
  4. Click DELETE to confirm.

The alert is deleted.


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