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Definition of key LEM elements

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Created by Craig O’ Neill, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

This article provides a thorough understanding of LEM alerts and filters which allows you to more effectively use LEM in your environment. Here are the definitions of some key LEM elements.

Environment

All LEM versions

Detail

Agent
A software component installed on LEM-managed devices that allow third-party agents.
Alert
Containers LEM uses to display events/messages from LEM monitored devices.
Connector (formerly Tools)
A software component that converts raw events into normalized events. Connectors can reside on device agents or on the LEM appliance.
Filters
A component in the LEM console that groups alerts by specific values, such as IP address, device type, or alert name.
Event
An unaltered message from a LEM-managed device.
Rules
A component on the LEM appliance that allows for automated actions based on specific alert correlations.

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