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Display a custom poller label as a variable in an alert email

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Updated May 26, 2017

Overview

This article describes how to create an alert action to send an email that includes a variable to display the label used by the universal device poller.

Environment

All NPM versions

Steps

  1. Create a universal device poller and assign a label. For instructions, see Define a custom statistic to monitor.
  1. Create a new alert using the steps in Create custom poller alert.
  2. In Trigger Actions, select Send an Email.
  3. Under Message, select Insert Variable.
  4. On the next page, select Custom Variable.
  5. Use the following query to display the label:
    SELECT Label
    FROM CustomPollerLabels
    WHERE RowID =  '${N=SwisEntity;M=CustomPollerStatusScalar.RowID} '

 

 

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