You can select and configure the events, states, or conditions that trigger the alarm on the Triggers page of the alarm definition wizard. The options that you choose on the General page of the alarm definition wizard determine the options available on the Triggers page. An alarm definition must contain at least one trigger before you can save it.

Before you begin

Verify that you have navigated to the Triggers page of the alarm definition wizard. See View and Edit Alarm Settings.

Required Privilege: Alarms > Create alarm or Alarms > Modify alarm

About this task

You can add multiple triggers and choose whether to trigger the alarm when one or all of them become active.

For information about defining triggers for an event-based alarm, see Specify How an Event-Based Alarm is Triggered.

Procedure

  1. Select the trigger that you want to change, or click the Add icon to add a new trigger.
  2. Click in the Trigger column, and select an option from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click in the Operator column, and select an option from the drop-down menu.
  4. Click in the Warning Condition column, and select an option from the drop-down menu to set the threshold for triggering a warning.
  5. Click in the Critical Condition column, and select an option from the drop-down menu.
  6. Click Next.

Results

You selected and configured alarm triggers.

What to do next

Configure alarm actions.