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You can adjust the following aspects of the event list to suit your event monitoring and management preferences:

  • Auto-refresh 
  • Number of events to download per page 
  • Confirmation dialog boxes 
  • Tooltips 
  • Row color 
  • Icons 
  • Row numbering

To customize display settings for the event lists

  1. From the navigation bar, click Preferences .
  2. In the Event List Preferences dialog box, use the information in the following table to determine the appropriate settings:

    Event list preference settings

     

    FieldDescription
    Auto-Refresh

    Enables automatic refresh of the event list after a periodic interval. The default refresh interval is 2 minutes. This can be configured by changing the pronet.alarmStatusView.refreshRateproperty in the installationDirectory\pw\pronto\conf\pronet.conffile. By default, Auto-Refresh is enabled.

    Note

    The event list pop-up window for configuration items is not refreshed even if you set a time interval in this field. To view the event list pop-up window, right-click a configuration item underServices> Graph View, and select View Events.

    Number of Events to Download Per PageEnables specification of the number of events to be downloaded per page. The recommended setting is 200. The higher the value, the more time required to refresh the events.
    Confirmations

    Enables a notification when a user takes an action 
    Displays confirmation for the following options:

    • All event operations
    • Close an event
    • None of the event operations

    When selected, a user can enter operation notes using confirmation dialog boxes. By default, confirmations are displayed for All event operations. 

    Show Internal names of Event Attributes in TooltipsIf selected, tooltips display internal names of event attributes in the header row of the event list and labels in the Details Notebook. 
    If cleared, tooltips display the same event attributes as displayed in the header row of the event list and labels in the Details Notebook. 
    This setting is not applicable to slots related to Baseline and Threshold for Intelligent events, in both, the header row of the event list and labels in the Details Notebook.
    Filling Row with Severity Color

    Displays the severity color for the following options:

    • Entire event row
    • Only the first column (after the Status, Tools menu, Priority, and Severity columns)
    • No severity color in any row 
    Make Closed and Blackout Events Rows WhiteDisplays rows that have events that are closed or blackout in white
    Make Acknowledged and Assigned Events Rows WhiteDisplays rows that have events that are acknowledged or assigned in white
    Use Icons for the Status, Tools menu, Priority, and Severity ColumnsDisplays icons instead of text for these columns
    Row NumberingDisplays the row number in the left-most column

     

  3. Click Update All Views to save the changes and exit the dialog box.
  4. In the Event List Preferences dialog box, click OK.

    Note

    The preference settings are applied to browser windows for a particular user logon on the same computer. All pop-up boxes reflect this change with a delay of a maximum of one minute.