View Alerts and Update Alert Status

Topics marked with * relate to features available only in vFabric Hyperic.

This page describes options for displaying the status of fired alerts, marking an alert "fixed", and acknowledging an alert that has an escalation.

List Recent Alerts

The Dashboard's Recent Alerts portlet displays alerts that have recently been fired. You can limit the alerts shown by affected resource, priority, and quantity. For information about the options and data presented see ui-Dashboard.Alerts.

List Alerts for a Resource

The Alerts List page for a resource lists presents key information and status about alerts that have fired for the resource. By default, alerts that have fired on the current day are listed. You can select a different day to view.

  1. Browse to the resource.

  2. Select the Alert tab.

For information about the options and data presented see ui-Alert.List.

View Alerts Across All Resources

Available only in vFabric Hyperic

vFabric Hyperic's Alert Center, available on the Analyze tab in the Masthead, provides system-wide and filtered views of fixed and unfixed alerts. You can include all alerts or those fired during a specified period, and filter by:

    • whether the alert applies to an individual resource or a resource group

    • minimum priority

    • whether the alert is "not fixed" or "in escalation"

For information about the options and data presented see ui-Alert.Center.

Monitor Unfixed Alerts

Available only in vFabric Hyperic

vFabric Hyperic's Operations Center page, available on the Analyze tab in the Masthead, provides system-wide and filtered views of unfixed alerts. You can filter by platform or group, and whether or not the alerts have escalations.

For information about the options and data presented see ui-Operations.Center.

View Alert Detail

There are several pages from which you can access the Alert Detail page for a fired alert:

  • Click the alert name on the Alert List page.

  • Click the alert definition name on the "Alert Center" page. *

  • Click the date/time for an alert in the Recent Alerts portlet on the Dashboard.

For information about the options and data presented see ui-Alert.Detail.

Acknowledge or Fix an Alert

There are several pages from which you can mark an alert "Fixed", or acknowledge an alert that has an escalation:

  • Recent Alerts portlet on the Dashboard 

  • Alert List page

  • Alert Detail page

  • Alert Center page *