Triggering alarms manually - Security Center 5.8

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.8

series
Security Center 5.8
revised_modified
2020-08-17

To test an alarm that you just created, or if something critical occurs and you want to activate an alarm, you can trigger the alarm manually.

Before you begin

  • The alarm must be configured in Config Tool.
  • If you want to trigger alarms from the Monitoring task, you must enable alarm monitoring.

Procedure

To trigger an alarm manually:

Do one of the following:
  • In the Config Tool Alarms task, select an alarm, and then click Trigger alarm () in the toolbar at the bottom of the workspace.
  • In the Security Desk notification tray, click Hot actions () > Manual action. Click Trigger alarm (), select an alarm, and then click OK.
  • In the Security Desk Alarm monitoring task or Monitoring task, click Trigger alarm (), select an alarm, and clickTrigger alarm.

Results

All pre-configured alarm recipients receive the alarm if they are logged on to Security Desk.