How to Change SNMP Event Severity in Netcool Knowledge Library (NcKL)
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Changing the severity level, event type or expiry time of an event set by NcKL can easily be done just by changing the severity lookup entry.
By default, NcKL assigns a specific severity level, event type and expiry time to each SNMP notification in the <Vendor>-<MIB Name
$OS_EventId = "SNM
$DEFAULT_Severity = 2
$DEFAULT_Type = 1
$DEFAULT_ExpireTime = 0
Each vendor rule set has a severity lookup file *.se
To change or override the default severity value, modify the lookup values via EventID. By default, the values set in the entries should be the same as the values set in the *.in
Entries in a Severity lookup table have the following format:
<"EventId"> is defined in the Rules File. In some cases it is necessary to
add a modifier to the EventId to further clarify the condition.
Valid values for <severity> are:
0 - clear
1 - indeterminate
2 - warning
3 - minor
4 - major
5 - critical
d - discard
Valid values for <type> are:
1 - problem
2 - resolution, NOTE: resolution alarms MUST have a <severity> of 1.
11 - more severe
12 - less severe
13 - information
<expiretime> is the number of seconds the event will remain in the
ObjectServer before being automatically cleared. Alarms which should not
expire MUST have <expiretime> set to 0 (zero).