Alarms privileges control the ability to set and respond to alarms on inventory objects.

Alarms Privileges

Privilege Name

Description

Used

Pair with Object

Effective on Object

Acknowledge alarm

Suppresses all alarm actions from occurring on all triggered alarms.

User interface element – Triggered Alarms panel

VC only

All inventory objects

Object on which an alarm is defined

Create alarm

Creates a new alarm.

When creating alarms with a custom action, privilege to perform the action is verified when the user creates the alarm.

User interface element– Alarms tab context menu, File > New > Alarm

VC only

All inventory objects

Object on which an alarm is defined

Disable alarm action

Stops the alarm action from occurring after an alarm has been triggered. This does not disable the alarm from triggering.

User interface element – Inventory > object_name > Alarm > Disable All Alarm Actions

VC only

All inventory objects

Object on which an alarm is defined

Modify alarm

Changes the properties of an existing alarm.

User interface element – Alarms tab context menu

VC only

All inventory objects

Object on which an alarm is defined

Remove alarm

Deletes an existing alarm.

User interface element – Alarms tab context menu

VC only

All inventory objects

Object on which an alarm is defined

Set alarm status

Changes the status of the configured event alarm. The status can change to Normal, Warning, or Alert.

User interface element – Alarm Settings dialog box, Triggers tab

VC only

All inventory objects

Object on which an alarm is defined