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Create an Alert

Below are the step-by-step details for creating an Alert.

Select or Create a SLA

  • Germain Workspace > Left Menu > Analytics > SLAs

  • Clicking in the

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    (+ sign).

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Select or Create a SLA - Germain UX

Select a KPI

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Select KPI - Germain UX

Select SLA Type

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Select SLA type - Germain UX

Configure SLA settings

  • Enter values for all below fields.

  • Period count / Granularity: Period Count and granularity make one unique variable.

    • If Period Count=5 and Granularity=Minutes, GermainUX searches for data in the past 5 minutes.

    • If Period Count=2 and Granularity=Days, GermainUX searches for data in the past 2 days.

  • KPI Measure: Defines how the data is processed. In this case we get the average of CPU Usage for past 5 minutes.

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Configure SLA settings - Germain UX

Configure SLA action

  • Select an Alert Template

  • Select an Action
    In this case we want to send an email to the Technical team, and we use the standard SLA template.

  • Done! at this stage, you will receive this alert whenever SLAs are met.

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    Configure SLA action - Germain UX

Object Reference

Those object references are the properties of an Alert.

Workspace Field Label

Configuration Key

Description

Possible Values

Default Value

Name

name

Unique Action Name

String

Distribution List

alertGroupName

Name of the alert distribution group for this alert.

String, matching an existing Distribution List

Execute via Engine

remote

*Calculated Field* if set to true, allows target server be defined

Triggered by SLAs

*Calculated Field* Collection of SLAs this action is configured for

Quiet Time Used

quietTimeUsed

If set, alerts of this type will not fire again during the quiet time period after the initial occurrence.

For More details please see our dedicated documentation page: Quiet Time

Boolean, true/false

true

Quiet TIme Period

quietTimePeriod

Quiet time period (in seconds) to use for this alert. If set to 0, will use default quiet time period.

Integer ( seconds )

Logging Enabled

loggingEnabled

Boolean, true/false

Notify On Success

notifyOnSuccess

Boolean, true/false

Notify On Failure

notifyOnFailure

Boolean, true/false

Execution Count

limitCount

Used in combination with limitInterval to define upper limit on how many times to execute this action.

Integer

Execution Interval

limitInterval

Used in combination with limitCount to defines interval during which upper limit applies.

String, one of the following values:
YEAR, MONTH, WEEK, DAY, HOUR, MINUTE

Number of Retries

numberOfRetires

*Advanced Field* Number of retries which needs to be performed of incase of a delivery failure.

Integer

0

Service: Automation

Feature Availability: 8.6.0 or later

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