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Alarm Filter Editor Help
DN7056527 Issue: 3-0

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.............................................................................................Alarm Filter Editor Help Contents 1 2 3 4 About Alarm Filter Editor.....8 4......... 4 Opening Alarm Filter Editor..........................................................................................................................................................9 4....8 4.....................................................................................................7 Using multi value property editor.............................................. 12 6 Deleting filter conditions or patterns............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 13 3 ......................................... 5 Creating filter conditions..........10 4..................................................................................................6 Using the property editor............................3 Using date and time editor......................................................................... 8 4.....................................................................................................9 4...................... 6 Editing filter conditions..........5 Using enumeration property editor...................................................................................................................................................4 Using filter condition editor...............................2 Using string editor..............................................................................................................1 Using drop-down list editor............................ 10 4............................................ 10 5 Adding patterns.......

About Alarm Filter Editor Alarm Filter Editor Help 1 About Alarm Filter Editor Alarm Filter Editor allows you to design and edit filters for Alarm List. Alarm History and Warning List tools. Using Alarm Filter Editor you can: • Create filter conditions • Editing filter conditions • Deleting filter conditions • Adding patterns Issue: 3-0 DN7056527 4 .

the filter is displayed in Read Only mode. if you have Modify permission. 2. Alarm Filter Explorer opens. • You can edit (Rename. Or • Double-click a filter. however cannot edit it. Delete and change the filter name) using the properties window in Alarm Filter Explorer . From the Desktop menu. To open the filter • Right-click a filter and select Open. all the users can view the filter details. NOTICE: • By default. In such cases.Alarm Filter Editor Help Opening Alarm Filter Editor 2 Opening Alarm Filter Editor 1. Expected outcome Alarm Filter Editor opens. select Tools > Monitoring Desktop > Alarm Filter Explorer. Issue: 3-0 DN7056527 5 .

Alarm Filter Explorer appears. For more information on the different types of editors. Edit a filter condition based on the type of editor. In the Operator drop-down list. select Save. 2. • In the pop-up menu. • You can apply the Quick filter on alarms based on Invalid Probable Cause Code in Alarm Tools (Alarm List. see Editing filter conditions on page 8. A filter condition has three parts: • Name of the filter condition • Operator. 4. for example. select an operator. Right-click Alarm pattern and select a filter condition. either the Distinguished Name or the Working Set Name can be used. Warning List and Alarm History). the attribute names are displayed in the same order as in the relevant Properties tool. select Monitoring Desktop > Alarm Filter Explorer. Issue: 3-0 DN7056527 6 . 5. Table: Lst of Operators gives the list of operators that you can use. Both cannot be used together. A filter condition is created.Creating filter conditions Alarm Filter Editor Help 3 Creating filter conditions You can create different types of alarm filters to filter the alarms. Remember: • While defining an alarm pattern. From the NetAct Monitor Tools menu. '=' • Parameter(s) 1. 3. From File menu. but the Alarm Patterns cannot be defined with the same. Expected outcome The filter is created and saved.

Include wildcard * (asterisk) and & (and) for better search functionality. however.Alarm Filter Editor Help Creating filter conditions Note: • A filter gets saved even if one or more fields are invalid. Include wildcard DN7056527 * (asterisk) and & (and) for better 7 . Not Like This operator checks for any possible filter condition and excludes Issue: 3-0 Example Object name = test For text fields. that in the result. it gives an error message. When you select Object Name > and select a name. Table 1: List of operators Operator = Description All entries that exactly match the filter condition are included < All entries with a value less than that of the filter condition are included <= All entries with a value less than or equal to the filter condition are included > All entries with a value greater than that of the filter condition are included >= All entries with a value greater than or equal to the filter condition are included Between All entries that are between the two specified values <> This operator excludes the values that are not equal to the specified filter condition In This operator works similar to the = operator. these operators refer to the alphabetical order of the values. when the filter is applied. but allows to include multiple terms in the Parameter field Like This operator performs full text search against the specified filter condition and tries to find the most relevant matches. the filter includes all objects where the object name falls alphabetically after the selected name.

2 Using string editor 1. 2.Editing filter conditions Alarm Filter Editor Help 4 Editing filter conditions Parameter values for certain conditions are edited in different editors. Issue: 3-0 DN7056527 8 . In the operator drop-down list. select an operator for the condition. In the parameter drop-down list. click the custom editor button. The type of editor depends on the selected operator. 4. From the operator drop-down list.1 Using drop-down list editor 1. 3. From the File menu. select the required parameter. Right-click Alarm pattern and select a filter condition (For example. select Save. 2. Right-click Alarm pattern and select a filter condition (For example. Expected outcome The filter condition is saved. Alarm Type). The following are the different types of editors: • Drop-down list editor • String editor • Date and Time editor • Filter condition editor • Enumeration property editor • Range property editor • Multi-value property editor 4. 4. Alarm Text). choose an operator for the condition. 3. On the corresponding condition.

3 Using date and time editor 1. Acknowledgement Time/UnAcknowledgement Time dialog appears. Right-click Alarm pattern and select a filter condition (For example. 4. 5. From the operator drop-down list. 4. Right-click Alarm pattern and select a filter condition(For example: Alarm Type). choose an operator for the condition. From the operator drop-down list. Expected outcome The filter condition is saved. choose an operator for the condition. 2. Click Ok. enter the text. Expected outcome Filter condition is saved.4 Using filter condition editor 1. 5. 2. Acknowledgement Time/ Unacknowledgement Time). Click OK.Alarm Filter Editor Help Editing filter conditions Alarm Text dialog appears. 4. On the corresponding condition. click the custome editor. Issue: 3-0 DN7056527 9 . enter the parameter. Expected outcome The filter condition is saved. 4. In the Alarm Text dialog. Select date and time. Click Ok. 4. 3. 3. In editor.

From the operator drop-down list. 2. select an item and click Selected item is moved to Selected Items. you can set the filter condition only for Object Class. 4. Expected outcome The filter condition is saved. Expected outcome The filter condition is saved. . • You can also search the items using Find option. On the corresponding condition. choose between as an operator condition. 3. 3. Object Class). Enter the start value in first text field and end value in the second text field. Object Class dialog appears. From the operator drop-down list. select Save. Click OK.Editing filter conditions Alarm Filter Editor Help 4. click custom editor button. From the Available Items list. 5. 4. 4.6 Using the property editor 1. choose a comparison operator for the condition. Right-click Alarm pattern and select a filter condition (For example. Issue: 3-0 DN7056527 10 . From the File menu. Note: • Using enumeration property editor. 2.5 Using enumeration property editor 1. Right-click Alarm pattern and select a filter condition (For example: Alarm number). This lists all the available Object Classes for selection.

On the corresponding condition.Alarm Filter Editor Help Editing filter conditions 4. Issue: 3-0 DN7056527 11 . Right-click Alarm pattern and select a filter condition (For example: Object class). Expected outcome The filter condition is saved. From the operator drop-down list. 3. choose in as an operator condition. 2. 4. click custom editor button.7 Using multi value property editor 1. Click OK.

Right-click Alarm pattern and select Add pattern. Issue: 3-0 DN7056527 12 . Alarm pattern is added by default when a filter is created. and patterns are connected by OR operator. Alarm pattern is created. The conditions are connected by AND operator.Adding patterns Alarm Filter Editor Help 5 Adding patterns A pattern is a list of conditions. An alarm matches the filter only if all conditions of the pattern are fulfilled.

Alarm Filter Editor Help Deleting filter conditions or patterns 6 Deleting filter conditions or patterns Deleting Filter condition Right-click a filter condition and select Remove condition. Deleting Alarm pattern Filter condition Right-click an Alarm pattern and select Remove pattern. Issue: 3-0 DN7056527 13 .

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