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manual:api:reference:event:acknowledge

event.acknowledge

Description

object event.acknowledge(object/array parameters)

This method allows to update events. Following update actions can be performed:

  • Close event. If event is already resolved, this action will be skipped.
  • Acknowledge event. If event is already acknowledged, this action will be skipped.
  • Add message.
  • Change event severity. If event already has same severity, this action will be skipped.
Only trigger events can be updated.
Only problem events can be updated.
Read/Write rights for trigger are required to close the event or to change event's severity.
To close an event, manual close should be allowed in the trigger.
This method is available to users of any type. Permissions to call the method can be revoked in user role settings. See User roles for more information.

Parameters

(object/array) Parameters containing the IDs of the events and update operations that should be performed.

Parameter Type Description
eventids
(required)
string/object IDs of the events to acknowledge.
action
(required)
integer Event update action(s). This is bitmask field, any combination of values is acceptable.

Possible values:
1 - close problem;
2 - acknowledge event;
4 - add message;
8 - change severity;
16 - unacknowledge event.
message string Text of the message.
Required, if action contains 'add message' flag.
severity integer New severity for events.
Required, if action contains 'change severity' flag.

Possible values:
0 - not classified;
1 - information;
2 - warning;
3 - average;
4 - high;
5 - disaster.

Return values

(object) Returns an object containing the IDs of the updated events under the eventids property.

Examples

Acknowledging an event

Acknowledge a single event and leave a message.

Request:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "method": "event.acknowledge",
    "params": {
        "eventids": "20427",
        "action": 6,
        "message": "Problem resolved."
    },
    "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
    "id": 1
}

Response:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "result": {
        "eventids": [
            "20427"
        ]
    },
    "id": 1
}

Changing event's severity

Change severity for multiple events and leave a message.

Request:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "method": "event.acknowledge",
    "params": {
        "eventids": ["20427", "20428"],
        "action": 12,
        "message": "Maintenance required to fix it.",
        "severity": 4
    },
    "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
    "id": 1
}

Response:

{
    "jsonrpc": "2.0",
    "result": {
        "eventids": [
            "20427",
            "20428"
        ]
    },
    "id": 1
}

Source

CEvent::acknowledge() in ui/include/classes/api/services/CEvent.php.