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The following information and controls appear on Cluster Management > Events and Alerts > Alerts.

Alerts
This table lists all alerts.
Create an Alert
Opens a page that allows you to create an alert.
Name
Specifies the name of the new alert.
Create an Alert Channel
Opens a page that allows you to create an alert channel.
Alert Channels
This table lists all alert channels. You can select an alert channel to associate it with the new alert.
Event Group Categories
Lists all event group categories. You can select a category to associate it with the new alert.
Event Group ID
Specifies the event group you would like the alert to report on.
Add Another Event Group ID
Adds another event group ID field under Event Group ID.
Condition
Specifies the condition that will trigger the alert. Depending on the alert condition you select, other settings will appear.
Send an alert only if the event lasts longer than
Specifies a number and time value for how long you would like an event to exist before the alert reports on it.
Maximum Alert Limit
Specifies the maximum number of alerts that can be sent out for new events.
Interval
Specifies a number and time value for how frequently you want the alert to report on an ongoing event.
Create Alert
Creates the new alert.
Select an action
Applies the specified action to all event groups that you have selected.
Delete selections
Deletes all checked alerts.
Name
Displays the name of the alert.
Alert Channels
Displays the channels associated with the alert.
Event Group Category or IDs
Displays the event group or groups associated with the alert.
Condition
Displays the current condition of the alert.
Actions
View / Edit
Displays alert details.
Edit Alert
Enables you to edit alert settings.
Close
Closes the dialog box.
Save Changes
Saves changes to the alert settings.
More
Displays additional actions.
Delete
Deletes the alert
Copy
Creates a copy of the alert and opens the Alert Settings for the new alert.
Alert Channels
This table lists all alert channels.
Create an Alert Channel
Opens a page that allows you to create an alert channel.
Name
Specifies the name of the new alert channel.
Enable this Channel
Specifies whether the channel is active and will deliver alerts.
Type
Specifies the delivery mechanism for the channel. Depending on the delivery mechanism you select, settings options on the rest of the page will change.
SMTP Settings
Display when Type is set to SMTP.
Send to
Specifies an email address that will receive alerts on this channel.
Add Another Email Address
Adds another email field under Send to:.
Use global SMTP server settings
Specifies that the channel will use the server settings specified on the Cluster Management > General Settings > Email Settings page.
View SMTP Server Settings
Link to the Cluster Management > General Settings > Email Settings page.
Manually configured SMTP server settings
Specifies that the channel will use the SMTP server settings that display when you select this option.
Send From
Specifies the email address you want to appear in the from field of alert emails.
Subject
Specifies the text you want to appear on the subject line of alert emails.
SMTP Host or Relay Address
Specifies the SMTP host or relay address.
SMTP Relay port
Specifies the number of your SMTP relay port.
Use SMTP Authentication
Specifies that your SMTP server will use the authentication measures that display when you select this option.
Username
Specifies the username for your SMTP server.
Password
Specifies the password for your SMTP server.
Connection Security
Specifies the connection security for your SMTP server. Choices are NONE or STARTTLS.
Notification Batch Mode
Specifies whether alerts will be batched together, by severity, or by category.
Notification Email Template
Specifies whether emails will be created from a standard or custom email template.
Custom Template Location
Specifies the location of the custom email template on your cluster.
SNMP Settings
Display when Type is set to SNMP.
Community
Specifies your SNMP community string.
Host
Specifies your SNMP host name or address.
Allowed Nodes
Specifies the node number of anode in the cluster that is allowed to send alerts through this channel.
Add another node
Adds another field under Allowed Nodes.
Excluded Nodes
Specifies the node number of a node in the cluster that is not allowed to send alerts through this channel.
Exclude another node
Adds another field under Excluded Nodes.
Create Alert Channel
Creates the new alert channel.
Select an action
Applies the specified action to all alert channels that you have selected.
Delete selections
Deletes all checked alert channels.
Send Test Alert
Test Message
Specifies the message that will be sent in the test alert.
Send Test Alert
Sends the test alert.