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Using Time of Day Sets to Pinpoint Specific Time Frames in Filters and Rules

Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Steve.Hawkins on Sep 13, 2016

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Create and modify Time of Day Sets in the Build > Groups view of the LEM Console. Use Time of Day Sets in filters and rules to pinpoint specific time frames, such as business hours, off hours, or specific shifts.

Your LEM Manager includes the following Time of Day Sets by default.

Name Description
Business Hours 6:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday
Early Shift 3:30 AM to 1:30 PM, 7 days a week
Graveyard Shift 9:00 PM to 4:30 AM, 7 days a week
Late Shift 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM, 7 days a week
Normal Shift 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM, 7 days a week
Reboot Cycle 2:00 AM to 3:00 AM, Sunday only

Create a custom time of day set

  1. Open your LEM Console and log into your LEM Manager as an administrator.
  2. Click Build >??Groups.
  3. Click File:Success_Center/Reusable_content_-_InfoDev/LEMUserGuide_MT/0E0/180/Button-Plus-Black2_16x13.png in the Groups toolbar and select Time of Day Set.
  4. Enter a name and description for the new group.
  5. Select the check boxes for the half-hour increments you want to include in your Time of Day Set.
  6. Click Save.

Modify an existing time of day set

  1. Open your LEM Console and log in to your LEM Manager as an administrator.
  2. Click Build > Groups.
  3. Enter time of day set in the Refine Results search field.
  4. Locate a Group in the??Group grid that you want to modify.

    To modify a default group, click File:Success_Center/Reusable_content_-_InfoDev/LEMUserGuide_MT/0E0/180/Button-Gear_18x15.png next to the group and select Clone.

  5. Click File:Success_Center/Reusable_content_-_InfoDev/LEMUserGuide_MT/0E0/180/Button-Gear_18x15.png next to the group you want to modify and select Edit.
  6. Edit the name and description as required.
  7. Select or clear the appropriate check boxes for the half-hour increments in your time and day set.
  8. Click Save.

Use a time of day set in a filter or rule

  1. Locate and click the alert or alert group you want to use in your filter or rule.
  2. Locate and drag DetectionTime from the Fields list to the Conditions box.
  3. Click Time of Day Sets on the Components pane.
  4. Locate the time of day set you want to use and drag it into the conditions area to replace the Text Constant field, (denoted by a pencil icon).
  5. To view all events outside your selected period, click the operator between the field and your Time of Day Set in the conditions area.

    The operator changes to Does Not Contain.

  6. Click Save if you are finished creating or editing your filter or rule.

    If you modified a rule, click Activate Rules in the Rules view.

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15:31, 13 Sep 2016

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