Message: Alert service stopped unexpectedly: string: reason.

Cause: The software was unable to communicate with the alert service. This can happen for various reasons, such as administrator intervention or a crash.

Solution: Restart the alert service.

Priority: This is a high priority message.

Logging/Reporting: This message creates a log object, which is displayed and also logged to the debug log if debugging is enabled. This message can be listed in system reports. The priority of messages included in a report can be configured in the Watson™ Explorer Engine administration tool.