Objective 4: Process did not start at specified time

The bank wants to ensure that the EndOfDay process runs on the CD3 server group at 6:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time), or 18:00, each day. If it does not, they want to be notified.

To accomplish this objective, they first disabled all of the built-in SLC rules. This task eliminates any actions other than the actions they would set up to meet this objective. To specify a period of time in which this process must begin, they created a wildcard SLC. To tie that SLC to an SLC event, they created two rules:

  • When the EndOfDay process does not start by 6:00 p.m. (18:00), a rule with an action to generate a high-severity alert and send an email to the administrator of the CD3 server group
  • When the EndOfDay process starts late, a rule with an action to clear all alerts associated with the SLC and send an email to notify the CD3 server group administrator that the process started late
To accomplish this objective, they created the following building block:
  • End of Day SLC calendar schedule
  • End of Day SLC
  • End of Day rules