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Configuring alert policies

Alert policies allow you to select groups of alert configurations to monitor. If alert configurations in the policy are triggered, FortiADC will send alert messages according to the alert actions selected in the policy.

Before you begin:

To configure alert policies:
  1. Go to System > Alert > Alert and select the Alert Policy tab.
  2. Click Create New.
  3. Complete the configuration as described in Alert Policy.
  4. Click Save.
  5. To add alert configurations to the policy, see To add alert configurations in an alert policy:.

Alert Policy

Settings Guidelines
Name Specify the name of the alert policy. No spaces.
Status Select Enable so that FortiADC will generate alerts according to the policy.
Action Select the alert action to determine how FortiADC will respond to alert configurations in the policy.
Comments Enter comments or a description of the policy for your records.
To add alert configurations in an alert policy:
  1. Go to System > Alert > Alert and select the Alert Policy tab.
  2. Select the policy to which you want to add alert configurations.
  3. In the Alert Member section, click Create New.
  4. Complete the configuration as described in Alert configurations in a policy.
  5. Click Save.
  6. Repeat Steps 3 through 5 to add as many alert configurations as needed.

Alert configurations in a policy

Settings Guidelines
Name Specify the name of the alert configuration for the policy. No spaces.
Status Enable so that the alert policy will monitor the alert configuration and generate alerts when it's triggered.
Alert Select the alert configuration you want to include.
Inherit

Enable so that the alert action set in the alert policy will determine how FortiADC responds when the alert configuration is triggered.

Disable if you want to set a custom alert action for the alert configuration.

Action Only available when Inherit is disabled. Select the custom alert action that FortiADC will use to respond to the alert configuration when it's triggered.

Configuring alert policies

Alert policies allow you to select groups of alert configurations to monitor. If alert configurations in the policy are triggered, FortiADC will send alert messages according to the alert actions selected in the policy.

Before you begin:

To configure alert policies:
  1. Go to System > Alert > Alert and select the Alert Policy tab.
  2. Click Create New.
  3. Complete the configuration as described in Alert Policy.
  4. Click Save.
  5. To add alert configurations to the policy, see To add alert configurations in an alert policy:.

Alert Policy

Settings Guidelines
Name Specify the name of the alert policy. No spaces.
Status Select Enable so that FortiADC will generate alerts according to the policy.
Action Select the alert action to determine how FortiADC will respond to alert configurations in the policy.
Comments Enter comments or a description of the policy for your records.
To add alert configurations in an alert policy:
  1. Go to System > Alert > Alert and select the Alert Policy tab.
  2. Select the policy to which you want to add alert configurations.
  3. In the Alert Member section, click Create New.
  4. Complete the configuration as described in Alert configurations in a policy.
  5. Click Save.
  6. Repeat Steps 3 through 5 to add as many alert configurations as needed.

Alert configurations in a policy

Settings Guidelines
Name Specify the name of the alert configuration for the policy. No spaces.
Status Enable so that the alert policy will monitor the alert configuration and generate alerts when it's triggered.
Alert Select the alert configuration you want to include.
Inherit

Enable so that the alert action set in the alert policy will determine how FortiADC responds when the alert configuration is triggered.

Disable if you want to set a custom alert action for the alert configuration.

Action Only available when Inherit is disabled. Select the custom alert action that FortiADC will use to respond to the alert configuration when it's triggered.