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Logging an advanced alert to the Windows Event Log

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Created by Nanette.Neal, last modified by Nanette.Neal on Jul 25, 2016

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You may specify that an alert be logged to the Windows Event Log either on the Orion server or on a remote server. The following procedure logs an advanced alert to the Windows Event Log on a designated server.

To configure advanced alert logging to the Windows Event Log:

1. Click Event Log.

2. If you want your alert to write to the Windows Event Log on your Orion server, select Use Event Log Message on Network Performance Monitor Server.

3. If you want your alert to write to the Windows Event Log on a remote server, select Use Event Log Message on a Remote Server, and then provide the Remote Server Name or IP Address.

4. Type the message you want to log to the Windows Event Log in the Message to send to Windows Event Log field.

5. If you want to insert a variable in to the Message field, complete the following procedure:

a. Click Insert Variable.

b. Select a Variable Category.

c. Select the variable you want to add.

d. If you want to change the parser, check Change Parser, and then select the parser you want to use.

e. If you want to define the SQL variable to copy to the clipboard, check Define SQL Variable, and then click Insert Variable From Above List.

f. Click Build Selected Variable.

6. Click Time of Day.

7. Enter the time period and select the days over which you want to activate your alert action.

8. If you want to enable alert escalation, click Alert Escalation, and then check any of the following options, as appropriate for your alert:

  • To disable the action when the alert has been acknowledged, check Do not execute this Action if the Alert has been Acknowledged.
  • To execute the action repeatedly as long as the trigger condition exists, check Execute this Action repeatedly while the Alert is Triggered and then provide an appropriate action execution interval.
  • To delay alert action execution, check Delay the execution of this Action, and then provide an appropriate interval the alert engine should wait after the alert condition is met before the alert action is executed.

9. If you are finished configuring your alert log file, click OK.

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