Submit a ticketCall us

Get a crash course on Network Monitoring delivered right to your inbox
This free 7-day email course provides a primer to the philosophy, theory, and fundamental concepts involved in IT monitoring. Lessons will explain not only how to perform various monitoring tasks, but why and when you should use them. Sign up now.

Home > Success Center > User Device Tracker (UDT) > UDT Administrator Guide > Use Orion Platform advanced alerts > Log an advanced alert to a file

Log an advanced alert to a file

Table of contents
No headers
Created by Steven Bansil_ret, last modified by Melanie Boyd on Jan 27, 2017

Views: 11 Votes: 0 Revisions: 3
  1. Click Event Log, and then specify an alert log file by doing either of the following in the Alert Log Filename field:

    If the file specified does not exist, it will be created with the first alert occurrence.

    1. Enter the complete path and name of the target file.
    2. Click Browse (...) to navigate your file system and select the target file.
  2. Type the message you want to log to your alert log file in the Message field.
  3. If you want to insert a variable into the Message field, complete the following procedure:

    1. Click Insert Variable, and then select a Variable Category.
    2. Select the variable you want to add.
    3. If you want to change the parser, check Change Parser, and then select the parser you want to use.
    4. 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.
    5. Click Build Selected Variable.
  4. Click Time of Day.
  5. Enter the time period over which you want to activate your alert action.
  6. Select the days on which you want to activate your alert action.

    If you want to enable alert escalation, click the Alert Escalation tab, 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.
  7. If you are finished configuring your alert log file, click OK.
Last modified
09:53, 27 Jan 2017