Creating a new alert trigger

This topic describes how to create a new alert trigger.
An alert trigger is used to configure the conditions to when a specific type of alert is dispatched.
To create a new alert trigger:
  1. From the menu bar, click Alerts.
  2. In the Alerts section, click the Alert Triggers tab.
  3. Click New Alert Trigger.
    The New Alert Trigger dialog box is displayed.
  4. In the New Alert Trigger dialog box:
    1. The default state of the new trigger is enabled. You can change the state of the trigger.
    2. Enter a name for the new alert trigger in the Alert Name field.
    3. Select the object type of the alert trigger from the Type list.
    4. Depending on the selected object type, the object status specifies the condition that must be met for the alert to be triggered. Select a value from the Status list.
    5. In the Trigger Alert After you can choose a time period to delay the alert.
    6. In the Auto-Dismiss Alert After (hours) field, specify the number of hours the triggered alert is retained in the system.
    7. Select one or more users from the Email Notification list. The specified users receive an email notification each time the alert is triggered.
      Note: You can click any of the selected users to remove them from the Email Notification list.
    8. Click OK.