Add alarms to notify users that the value of a channel is outside a specified range or to
trigger a procedure.
Launch the VeriStand Editor.
In the Project Files pane, double-click a system definition file
System Explorer opens.
in the configuration tree.
Click Add Alarm to add an empty alarm to the
Use the Alarm Configuration page that appears to the right
of the configuration tree to configure the alarm.
Save the system definition file.
After adding an alarm to the system
definition, an alarm status channel
is created under the
alarm. You can use this status channel to monitor when an alarm triggers or clears. If
the channel was not automatically created or was deleted, right-click the alarm and
select Add Alarm Status Channel