Purpose of this Guide
Statseeker can be configured and used as a comprehensive proactive and reactive alerting solution.
This Guide provides:
Before You Begin – Setting up your SMTP Gateway
Your SMTP gateway must be configured before Statseeker can send email alerts. The process to configure the SMTP gateway settings is:
The Event Management option in the Alerting/Event Management section of the Administration Tool enables the administrator to configure Statseeker to ignore/discard specific non-essential events.
Any new events that match these filters:
Note that these filters will only affect future events and not those already stored in Statseeker. The timezone applied to these filters is that of the Statseeker server.
To Access the Event Management Options:
Adding a New Event Discard Filter
To Add a new event Discard filter:
This discard filter will now discard all Ping down events on the Chennai router from 1am to 5am, Sunday to Saturday (using the Statseeker server timezone).
Statseeker Alerting Concepts
Before Alerts are created, it is important to understand what Events can trigger Alerts.
In Version 3.7 there are 5 Event Databases:
What Events Can Statseeker Alert on?
Statseeker can trigger an alert for any event from any of the 5 Statseeker Event Databases.
The Alerting GUI in version 3.7.x includes a number of templates to make it easier for users
The Alert Templates are:
The components that make up the templates are:
Accessing the Alerting Gui
Within the Alerting console there are several options for the detail of alert you want to
Each template used in adding an alert is detailed in the next section Creating Alerts.