Rules for Alerts

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This chapter shows how to define rules for alerts.

Rules

The system monitoring features in QueryIO enable you to proactively monitor the health of all the hosts and the nodes installed. The alert management features in QueryIO enable you to receive advance notice of events occurring on your system. You can view and manage the system monitoring and alert management features in web interface.

You can define rules on the values of various monitored attributes like: CPU Usage, RAM Usage, etc. An alert is generated when any of the rules specified violates and notification is sent to the user.

Select Rules for Alerts in Dashboard menu to manage operations rules. You can view already created alert rules, create new alerts by defining new rules, suspend or start an alert or delete a rule.

alerts-config

Alerts are displayed in a tabular form with attributes as:

Add Rule

Steps to create a new Rule are specified here:

Suspend Alert

To stop an alert manually, select the check box against the alert and click on Suspend button.

Restart Alert

To restart a alert, select the check box against the alert and click on Restart button.

Delete Alert

Select the check box against the alert and click on Delete button to delete an alert.

Edit Alert

Select the check box against the alert and click on Edit button to edit alert settings. You can update all the settings that were stored during creation of alert except rule id and node for which it was created.

Notifications

When an alert is raised a notice is sent out to all the concerned users that a particular event has occurred and needs to be dealt with. This process is called notification. QueryIO provides two modes of notification. They are:

The preferred notification mode can be selected by enabling it and specifying the appropriate sender details.

Email notification

Configure email settings for the account from which mails will be sent.

Log notification

In case the notification is to be logged to a log file then the following information is required.


Notification

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