Enabling alarm monitoring in the Monitoring task - Security Center 5.9

Security Center User Guide 5.9

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Security Center 5.9
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2020-08-19

To avoid switching between tasks when an alarm occurs, you can enable alarm monitoring in the Monitoring task.

Before you begin

Create your alarms.

What you should know

When tiles are armed to monitor alarms in the Monitoring task, alarms are no longer displayed as pop-up windows in the notification tray. You can configure alarms as pop-ups.

Procedure

  1. Open the Monitoring task.
  2. At the bottom of the Monitoring task, click Monitoring ().
  3. Switch the Alarm monitoring option to ON.
    You can arm or disarm all the tiles from monitoring alarms by clicking (). When a tile is armed to monitor alarms, the tile ID background is red.
  4. Select whether you want to monitor All alarms or Specific alarms.
  5. If you selected Specific, do the following:
    1. Click and select the alarms you want to monitor.
      Tip: To select multiple alarms, hold Ctrl or Shift when selecting the alarms.
    2. Click Add.

Results

The Events and Alarms toggle button appears in the top-right corner of the Monitoring task so you can easily switch between monitoring events and alarms. If you cannot see the Events/Alarms toggle button, drag the top of the canvas down to expose the alarm list that appears at the top of the screen.

You can pause tile monitoring at any time by clicking Suspend tile monitoring.

Example

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