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Volume alert setup

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Created by Deney De Guzman, last modified by Shane Horgan on Oct 07, 2016

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This article provides steps on how to create a Volume alert.


NPM 11.5.0 and later


  1. Login to your Web Console with full Admin rights.
  2. Go to Home tab > Alerts > Click Manage Alerts.
  3. Click Add new alert.
  4. Under the Properties tab – Enter a name for the alert and description, then click Next.
  5. Under the Trigger Condition tab – put the “I want to alert on” VOLUME.

    All Child conditions must be satisfied (AND)

                    Volume  Percent USED    is greater than or equal to 75%

                    **Condition must exist for more than (1 Minute).

  6. Leave the Reset Condition tab empty.

  7. Under Time of Day, leave it at default.

  8. Go to Trigger Action > Add Action > Send Email /Page.
    Put the name of the Action
    Set the Email address
    Message Part:
    Click insert Variable to use for information on what to query. Samples are:
                    Node Name: ${N=SwisEntity;M=Node.Caption}
                    Volume Name ${N=SwisEntity;M=FullName}
                    Space Used: ${N=SwisEntity;M=VolumePercentUsed}
                    Time stamp: ${N=Generic;M=DateTime;F=DateTime}

  9. Click Next to submit.
    Reset Action – just do the reverse of the Trigger action. You may select Send Email/Page, just make sure you change the title of the email or put an indicator that this email is for reset action notification.

  10. Click Submit to Save.


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