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

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Article summary

You can configure the CTERA Portal to automatically send email alerts to end users and administrators when specific log messages are generated.

Viewing Log Based Alerts

To view all log based alerts:

  • Select Logs and Alert > 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.
    DescriptionA description of the alert.

Adding or Editing Alerts

To add or edit an alert:

  1. Select Logs and Alert > 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 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 for any log category to trigger the alert.
    Log Name – The name of the log event to trigger the alert. Select Any for any event to trigger the alert.
    Origin Type – The entity, portal or device, to trigger the alert. Select Any for any any device or portal to trigger the alert.
    Minimum Severity – The minimum severity to trigger the alert.
    Message Contains – 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.

Deleting an Alert

To delete an alert:

  1. Select Logs and Alert > Log Based Alerts in the navigation pane.
    The Log Based Alert 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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