Creating events and alarms for state changes of device properties in SNMP Manager - SNMP Manager 4.1

SNMP Manager Plugin Guide 4.1

series
SNMP Manager 4.1
revised_modified
2019-08-08

To receive events and alarms in Security Center when the value of an SNMP device property changes, you must create rules.

Before you begin

Create custom events and alarms in Config Tool. For information about creating custom events, see the Security Center Administrator Guide.

Procedure

  1. From the Config Tool home page, open the Plugins task.
  2. Select SNMP Manager from the entity browser, and click the Rules page.
  3. In the Data section, click the Add button ().
  4. In the Create a rule dialog box, enter the following parameters:
    Name
    Type a name for the rule.
    Description
    Type a description for the rule.
    Entity
    Select a specific SNMP device to monitor, or select All to monitor all SNMP Manager devices of the given type.
    Property
    Select which SNMP property to monitor. When you select a property, its data type is displayed.
    Type
    The .NET framework type of the property used by the SNMP Manager plugin.
    Operator
    Select what the property value must be in relation to the Value option (equal to, not equal to, lesser than, greater than, and so on) to trigger the event.
    Value
    Type a value that the Operator is tested against.
    Action
    Select which custom Security Center event or alarm to trigger.
  5. Click Save.

Results

The rules are listed in the Data section of the Rules page for the plugin.