Creating a Metadata Rule

Create metadata rules Metadata rules to append additional elements and values to IBM® Sterling Control Center Monitor events before they are processed by the SLC service or normal rule processing.

About this task

To create a Metadata Rule:

Procedure

  1. From the IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor Web Console, select Manage.
  2. From the left hand side navigation panel, click Metadata Rules > Create Rule on the top right of the Metadata Rules screen.
  3. Define a name for the role and provide a description. Click Next. The Parameters page is displayed.
  4. On the Parameters page, select a server group or groups on which to apply the Metadata Rule by moving the group (using the Right Arrow button) from Groups to Selected Groups. Click Next.
  5. Specify one or more selection criteria to further define the Metadata Rule by choosing a Key, an Operator, and a Value for each parameter. The list of operators depends on whether the key is numeric (for example, Return Code and File Size) or alphanumeric. Click Next.
    Note: At least one server or server group is required for a restricted role.
  6. Optionally, On the Schedules page, select one or more Schedules to associate with the Metadata Rule by moving the schedule (using the Left Arrow and Right Arrow buttons) from Rule/Metadata Schedules to Selected Schedules.
    Note: Create a new Schedule by clicking the Create button for the Rule/Metadata Schedules. You can duplicate an existing schedule and modify the duplicate by clicking the Duplicate button. View the properties of a schedule in either Rule/Metadata Schedules or Selected Schedules by selecting the schedule and clicking the Properties button.
  7. Click Next.
  8. On the Actions page, select a Metadata Action to perform when the parameters and schedules are met.
    Note: Create a new Metadata Action by clicking the Create button for the Action. Duplicate an existing metadata action and modify the duplicate by clicking the Duplicate button. View the properties for a Metadata Action by selecting the action and clicking the Properties button.
  9. Click Next.
  10. On the Summary page, click Submit. The Metadata Rule is added to the Metadata Rules listing.