Create New Event Policy Rule

Let us learn to create a new event policy rule.
  1. Create a new event policy rule.
    1. Select
      Policies
      Event Policies
      .
    2. Select an event policy set and click
      + Add Rule
      .
    3. Enter a name for the new event policy rule with a
      (optional)
      description and
      (optional)
      tags.
    4. Specify the order for the execution of the rule.
      If an order number is not specified, the rule won't be executed.
    5. To disable the rule, select the check box.
    6. Click
      Next
      to set the matching criteria.
  2. Configure the
    Match Criteria
    .
    1. Select a
      Resource Type
      from the available options and click
      Done
      .
      The event policy rule is applied to all event codes that are associated with the selected resources.
    2. (Optional)
      Select
      Resource Type
      from the drop-down and click
      Submit
      .
      Filter the resources by the resource ID or name. When no resources are selected, the rule applies to all the resources associated with the selected resource type.
    3. (Optional)
      Select
      Specific Resources
      from the drop-down that are related to the
      Resource Type
      selected.
    4. (Optional)
      Select
      Sub-Type
      from the drop-down.
      These sub-types are related to the selected
      Resource Type
      .
    5. (Optional)
      Select
      Event Codes
      and click
      Done
      .
      Filter event codes based on Category. The following categories are available to filter alarms: Application, AAA (Auth), Device, Network, Policy, and Spoke HA Groups.
    6. Click
      Next
      to configure a schedule.
  3. Configure a
    Schedule
    .
    1. Select
      Yes
      or
      No
      to apply this rule using a schedule.
      Set the
      Start Date
      and
      End Date
      in the format, MM/DD/YYYY HH/mm.
    2. Click
      Next
      to configure the actions.
  4. Configure
    Actions
    .
    1. Select
      Yes
      to suppress the rule or
      No
      to unsuppress the rule.
      Default option leads to the default behavior of the system generated alarm.
    2. Select the priority for the rule from the range,
      Priority 1 (P1)
      , through
      Priority 5 (P5)
      from the drop-down.
      The priority of the alarm can be changed to align with your business requirements. For example, a P2 alarm can be raised in priority to P1 in order to notify about the event.
  5. Configure the
    Escalation Rules
    .
    1. Configure the
      Standing Rule
      by specifying the
      Standing Time Threshold
      value in minutes, hours, or days as the unit and specify if a priority change is required, if the alarm persists beyond the defined interval.
      The
      Priority
      for the standing rule can be selected from the range,
      Priority 1 (P1)
      through
      Priority 5 (P5)
      , from the drop-down.
    2. Configure the
      Flap Rule
      by specifying the
      Flap Rate
      in the range (2-512) and the
      Flap Duration
      value in minutes, hours, or days as the unit.
      When the matched resource flaps beyond a rate, within the defined interval, then a new system generated alarm,
      Flap Rate Exceeded
      , is generated that notifies the change.
  6. Click
    Save & Exit
    .

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