Running a task in response to an alert

Article:HOWTO63978  |  Created: 2011-12-20  |  Updated: 2011-12-20  |  Article URL
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Running a task in response to an alert

Event console can perform a task server task in response to a received alert.

A single alert can trigger multiple, independent tasks. If multiple tasks must be performed in order, you can combine these tasks into a job.

See Creating an alert matching rule.

Running a task in response to an alert

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Settings menu, click All Settings.

  2. In the left pane, click Settings > Monitoring and Alerting > Alert Rule Settings.

  3. Click the Task Rules tab, and then click Add to create a new alert matching rule.

  4. Define the matching conditions and the task to execute when a matching alert is received.

    Select a task from both or one of the following options:

    Create a new task.

    Click the New symbol to create a new task.

    You can add Event Console-based tokens to your new task.

    See Event Console token types.

    Use an existing task.

    Click the Add Existing symbol to use one of the created existing tasks.

  5. At the upper right of the page, click the colored circle, and then click On.

  6. Click Save.

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