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2 Actions


If you want some operations taking place as a result of events (for example, notifications sent), you need to configure actions.

Actions can be defined in response to events of all supported types:

  • Trigger events - when trigger status changes from OK to PROBLEM and back
  • Discovery events - when network discovery takes place
  • Auto registration events - when new active agents auto-register (or host metadata changes for registered ones)
  • Internal events - when items become unsupported or triggers go into an unknown state

Configuring an action

To configure an action, do the following:

  • Go to Configuration → Actions
  • From the Event source dropdown select the required source
  • Click on Create action
  • Name the action
  • Choose conditions upon which operations are carried out
  • Choose the operations to carry out
  • Choose the recovery operations to carry out

General action attributes:

All mandatory input fields are marked with a red asterisk.

Parameter Description
Name Unique action name.
Type of calculation Select the evaluation option for action conditions (with more than one condition):
And - all conditions must be met
Or - enough if one condition is met
And/Or - combination of the two: AND with different condition types and OR with the same condition type
Custom expression - a user-defined calculation formula for evaluating action conditions.
Conditions List of action conditions.
If no conditions are configured, the action will run for every event that corresponds to the event source selected for the action.
New condition Select a new action condition and click on Add.
Enabled Mark the checkbox to enable the action. Otherwise it will be disabled.