Define a trend alarm rule for all assets of a certain type.
Edit an asset definition to configure a
trend alarm rule for all assets of a certain type.
The changes you make to the
definition of an asset type will apply to all applicable current and future assets.
Click the Navigation menu
and navigate to .
Select a definition to edit and click the Trend Alarm
Click Add to display the Trend Alarm
Rule dialog box.
Choose the feature you want the rule to apply to from the pull-down menu in the dialog box.
Only features that have been toggled to
default in the Features tab for this asset type will be available options in
this pull-down menu.
In the adjacent pull-down, specify whether this alarm triggers for trend values that are greater than or less than the compare
Choose the operating state to which you want this trend
alarm to apply using the Operating States pull-down menu.
If you choose to make the
trend alarm active in all operating states, you will be unable to
auto-configure levels from the baseline because baselines will differ for
Use one of the following two methods to set levels for the trend alarm rule.
|Set levels based on a set compare value that you define.
Click Add in the Levels
section to display the Trend Alarm Rule
Level dialog box.
Specify the urgency of the level using the
Severity pull-down menu.
Specify the multiplier to which you want the web application to compare trend values in the
Compare To spin box.
Check the Send Email
checkbox to enable email options for the web application to use
when the alarm trips.
If you have
not configured an address group and a specific email
template for an alarm type, you may do so for the default
group and email template that the web application already
When prompted about applying the alarm rule to all the assets of this type, select
|Set levels based on a value calculated from previously acquired data.
Check the Auto-configure level from
baseline checkbox and a new Edit button should
Click the Edit button that
appears next to the checkbox label to display the
Auto-Configure Alarm Rule dialog.
In the Calculation
pull-down menu, specify how you want the web application to
calculate the Compare To value.
Click Add to display the
Trend Alarm Rule Level dialog.
Specify the urgency of the level in the
Severity pull-down menu.
Compare To field, specify the initial value that the web application uses to calculate the compare value for the level.
Place a checkmark in the
Send Email checkbox to enable email options for the web application to use when the alarm trips.
If available, use the following options to override the collection settings determined by an operating state.
User default collection
length—Uncheck this option to enable the File Length and
Pre-Trigger Length options. InsightCM uses the values you set for these
options when the alarm condition is triggered and when the alarm severity
how many seconds of data to collect while the alarm rule is active.
Length—Specify how many seconds of data to collect before the
event that triggers the alarm rule.