The Alarms group provides a versatile, general mechanism for setting threshold and sampling intervals to generate events on any RMON variable.

Both rising and falling thresholds are supported, and thresholds can be on the absolute value of a variable or its delta value.



Creating an entry in the alarmTable does not validate the alarmVariable and does not generate a badValue error message.

Alarms inform you of a network performance problem and can trigger automated action responses through the Events group.