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This feature enables you to send events manually with minimal time and effort, to the BPPM cell or remote cells. By default, the following roles have permission to send manual events:

Super Admin, Event Administrator, Service Administrator, Event Supervisor, and Event Operator.

For other roles that require this feature, grant the Send Manual Event permission.

Launching the Send Manual Event(s) screen

  1. From the event list, select an event.
  2. Click the wrench icon in the Tools Menu column, and then click Send Manual Event(s).
    The Send Manual Event(s)dialog box is displayed with the populated values of the selected event.

    Note

    Alternatively, you can launch the Send Manual Events screen from the toolbar by clicking the icon. The slots will not be pre-populated with event values if you choose to launch Send Manual Events from here. By default, the Send Manual Event icon is not available in the toolbar. Click Edit Toolbar to include the icon in the toolbar. You must have one of the permissions mentioned in the table above to view the Send Manual Event(s) icon in the toolbar. For more information about creating shortcuts in the toolbar, see Creating shortcuts for Tools menu options.


    The field names and their descriptions of the Send Manual Events screen are summarized in the following table:

    Field Name

    Description

    Target Cell

    Allows you to select a cell from the list of cells. If you launch Send Manual Events screen from the Tools menu, the default value will be the selected event's cell name. If you launch Send Manual Events screen from the toolbar, the default value of the target cell will be cell name of the event being viewed.

    Copies to Send

    Allows you to enter the number of events to be sent simultaneously. The default value is 1, and the maximum limit is 500.

    Wait Between Sends

    Allows you to choose time intervals between sending events. The default value is 0.2 seconds, and the maximum limit is 120 seconds.

    Severity

    Allows you to set the severity of the event. If you launch Send Manual Event screen from the Tools menu, the default value will be the severity of the selected event. Otherwise, the default value is CRITICAL.

    Priority

    Allows you to set the priority of the event. If you launch Send Manual Event screen from the Tools menu, the default value will be the priority of the selected event. Otherwise, the default value is 1 Highest.

    Message

    Allows you to enter a message for the event. If you launch Send Manual Event screen from the Tools menu, the message will be that of the selected event. Otherwise, the field will be blank.

    Edit Class or Slot button

    Launches the Edit Class or Slots dialog box, which allows you to change the event class and slots associated with it. For more information about editing class and slots, see Editing class or slots.

    Class

    If you launch Send Manual Events from the Tools menu, the default value is same as that of the selected event. Otherwise, the default value is Event. To change the class, see Editing class or slots.

    Note

    You will not be able to select restricted classes such as, ALARM, ABNORMALITY, and all child classes of MC_CELL_CONTROL.

    Category

    If you launch Send Manual Events screen from the Tools menu, the default value is same as that of the selected event. Otherwise, the default value is blank.

    Component Alias

    If you launch Send Manual Events screen from the Tools menu, the default value is same as that of the selected event. Otherwise, the default value is blank.

    Component ID

    If you launch Send Manual Events screen from the Tools menu, the default value is same as that of the selected event. Otherwise, the default value is blank.

    Host

    If you launch Send Manual Events screen from the Tools menu, the default value is same as that of the selected event. Otherwise, the default value is blank.

  3. Click OK to apply changes and go back, or Cancel to go back without saving changes.
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