How to Manage Cloud Monitoring Notifications

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This article describes how to edit a Cloud Monitoring Notification rule.

Prerequisites:

  1. Cloud Monitoring for the Data Center is NOT in maintenance
  2. User is Primary Administrator or has both the Network AND Server roles assigned. 
  3. Must have previously enabled a Notification Rule on a Server. See:

Content / Solution:

  1. Access the Cloud Monitoring portal as described here:

  2. Once you have accessed the Cloud Monitoring Portal, click on the Notifications tab at the top of the screen:


  3. You will now be on the Notification Manager page. Locate the rule you would like to manage in the Notification Rules pool: 


  4. Click on the Edit link next to the rule you would like to manage:


  5. The system will display the Edit Notification Rule dialog box:


  6. Make the desired changes to the rule:

    Note: You can click on the information button  to see more information about each element.

    • Location - Select the Data Center where the Server for which you want to receive Notifications is located.
    • Server - Select the Server for which you want to receive Notifications.
      • You can select multiple servers by using the Ctrl + click function (command {} + click for Mac), or by holding down the SHIFT key and selecting a range of Servers.
    • Metric - Choose which Metric you want to be notified about.
      • Choose between CPU or Memory
    • Notification Threshold - Use the sliding button to set the threshold at which the Notification will be sent.
    • Amount of Time Before Sending Notification - Select the amount of time that will pass before the system sends the Notification from the dropdown menu.
      • You can choose 5 minute increments starting from 5 minutes up to 6 hours. 15 minutes is the default.
    • Notify Email Address - Enter the email address(es) that will receive the notification.
      • You can add as many email addresses as you like, separated by a comma (i.e. email1@example.com,email2@example.com,email3@example.com).
         
  7.  Click the Save Rule button:


  8. The system will save the changes you made to the rule and display a success message:
     

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