An alarm is a firewall-generated message indicating that the number of events of a particular type (for example, encryption and decryption failures) has exceeded the threshold configured for that event type (see
Define Alarm Settings). When generating an alarm, the firewall creates an Alarm log and opens the System Alarms dialog to display the alarm. After closing the dialog, you can reopen it anytime by clicking
) at the bottom of the web interface. To prevent the firewall from automatically opening the dialog for a particular alarm, select Unacknowledged Alarms and click
to move the alarms to the Acknowledged Alarms list.