Customizing the display of event groups

You can customize the Event Groups page to suit your needs. These settings are individual, user-based preferences and apply only to this page.

From the Event Groups page, click the Event Group Preferences icon, make the desired changes, and click Save to apply the settings.

The following table describes the settings that you can change. 

Define open events as

Specifies the events that are considered as open events in an event group. Choose at least one or all of the following event statuses: Open, Acknowledged, Assigned.

By default, the Open status is selected.

Show severity color for event groups

Displays or hides the severity color on the event group header in tile view, and event group row in table view.

By default, severity color is displayed.

Select highest severity color from

Specifies the highest severity color to be displayed for event groups. You can choose from one of the following options:

Total events - Shows highest severity color from all the events.

Open events - Shows highest severity color from the events that are open. This is the default setting.
Open events can include events depending on your selection in the Define open events as setting.

Note: This setting does not apply if you select No for Show severity color for event groups.

Automatically refresh event groups

Specifies the automatic refresh setting for event groups. You can choose from one to ten minutes. If you select Off, the event groups are not refreshed automatically and you can click Refresh to manually refresh the page.

By default, 2 minutes is selected.

Include closed events

Supported with version 11.3.05 and later.

To be able to view and use this feature, you need to apply the service pack version 11.3.05 for Presentation Server.

Displays or hides the count of closed events in event groups. Click Yes or No to display or hide the count of closed events.

Yes - Displays closed events count

No - Doesn't display closed events count

By default, No is selected.

Known issue for Include closed events

The All Active Events group displays closed events also.

This occurs because there are no filters for the All Active Events group and all events that have the EVENT class are displayed. 

Where to go from here

Using event groups to filter events

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