One way to customize Germain and benefits it provides, is to write a rule and let Germain run that rule 24x7.


This example shows the steps for adding a rule that is parsing for Errors in a Web Server Log file used by Siebel. You can follow the same logic for any rule.

Add new rule

Via Wizard

Log on to Germain Workspace > left menu > Wizards > Rules


Log on to Germain Workspace > left menu > Analytics > Rules

  • Enter your rule name. e.g. “custom-parser-siebel-web-drl”

  • Paste the contents of the drl file into the content field. 

  • Make any changes you wish to. There is an icon at the top right to expand the editing area for your convenience. Click the icon in the top right to exit the expanded view.

  • Once you are done editing, use the “Validate” button to highlight any issues.

  • When satisfied, Click “Finish”, then “Close”

  • You will now see you new rule in the list.

  • Go into components

  • Search for the component by it’s name, or the rule name you would like to swap out

  • Select your component

  • Make sure “Use Custom Rule?” is checked

  • Select your rule in the drop-down field “Custom Rule Name”

  • Click the “Save” button

  • Restart any engines that monitor SWSE