Rules field descriptions
There are many fields pertaining to rules in IBM® Sterling Control Center Monitor.
|Rule Name||The name of the rule. Required.|
|Description||Text describing the rule. Optional.|
|Enabled||Select this option to enable the rule. By default rules are enabled when first created.|
|What event parameters trigger this rule?||Selection criteria for further defining the rule. Determine the specific events
that will trigger the rule. For each parameter you select when specifying event details, you
must also select an operator from the list of choices given, and enter the value you want to
You must enter at least one parameter. A specific server or server group is required for a server restricted role. A data visibility group is required for a data visibility restricted role.
When choosing multiple values for a single key, separate the values with a pipe (|) character and use Reg Ex as the Operator.
For easy message ID lookup for IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor messages, select Message Id as the Parameter, Matches as the Operator, and then click the Elliptical Icon in the Value field. To find and select a message, type any part of the Message ID or text to display matching messages, and click Insert. Lists are provided for other keys as well, such as Event Type, Data Visibility Groups, and Servers and Server Groups.
|Schedules||Schedules to associate with the rule. Schedules to associate with the rule. To add a schedule to a rule you either click on "Create a new schedule" or click on the pull down arrow on the right side of the "Select one or more schedules" box and then click on the schedule summary you desire from the list of existing schedules that appears. To disassociate a specific schedule from a rule, click on "X" button.|
|Action||The action to perform when the defined parameters and schedules are met. An action is the activity or activities that IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor performs when an event triggers a rule..|
|Secondary actions||Under Secondary actions, click Use secondary actions to make this rule a linked rule. A linked rule specifies a second condition and an action that is performed if the second condition is not resolved within a user-specified timeout period.|
|Conditions that trigger the secondary actions||
The parameters that describe the condition under which the linked rule is triggered.
|If the event that triggered this rule is resolved when time expires, take the following action.||The action to take if the second condition specified in the Conditions that trigger the secondary actions field is met before the timeout period elapsing.|
|If the event that triggered this rule is not resolved when time expires, take the following action||The action to take if the second condition specified in the Conditions that trigger the secondary actions field is not met before the timeout period elapses.|
|Select the amount of time in minutes to wait before the secondary actions are taken.||The amount of time after the first conditions are met within which, if the second conditions are met, the resolution action will be taken. If the second conditions are not met within the Timeout period, the non-resolution action is taken. The range is 1-64,546 minutes. Default is 5 minutes.|