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A propagation policy forwards events to other cells or to integrations to other products.

To create a new propagation policy

  1. From the Event Management Policies tab of the Administration View, expand the By Policy Type folder.
  2. Under the By Policy Typefolder, select Propagation Policy and click OK.
  3. Click Add Policy.

    A Selector Chooser dialog box is displayed.
  4. From the Selector Chooser dialog box, select the event selector that you want to use for this policy and click OK

    The Propagation Policy Details tab is displayed in the details pane of the Administration View, as shown inthe following figure.

    Propagation Policy Details tab
  5. In the Policy Name field, type a unique alphanumeric name for the event management policy. The name must contain no spaces.
  6. In the Description field, type a description of the event management policy.
  7. To enable the event management policy, select the Enabled check box. If you do not want to enable the policy at this time, you can return to this dialog box and enable the policy later.
  8. In the Policy Activation Timeframes section, define the periods of time the event management policy should be active (when enabled) by performing the following actions:
    1. Select one of the following choices:
      • To make the event management policy active continuously, select Always Active
      • To specify when the policy is active or inactive, select Define Activation Timeframes.
        The Active Timeframes and Not Active Timeframes check boxes are enabled.
    2. If you selected Define Activation Timeframes, depending on how you want to define the timeframe for your policy do one or both of the following:
      • To specify the periods of time when the policy should be active, select the Active Timeframes check box and one or more timeframes from its scrollable list. 
      • To specify the periods of time when the policy should be inactive, select the Not Active Timeframes check box and one or more timeframes from its scrollable list.

        Note

        You can select both check boxes to create active and inactive time periods. However, the inactive time period takes precedence over the active time period.

  9. In the Propagate to all of list, select one or more cells.

    Propagation cell list

  10. In the Propagate to one of list, select one or more cells.
  11. (Optional) Define a Propagation Criteria by selecting the required propagation conditions from the list:

    Propagation criteria decides when to propagate events

    • The Selector Details tab enables you to define a criteria for events that can qualify for the policy. The Propagation Criteria enables you to define rules to propagate events depending on the slot value changes.
    • A when clause is re-evaluated each time the processed event is modified so that it matches the when condition. For more information about the when clause, see When clause.


    Example 1: The following propagation criteria indicates that the policy will propagate an event when the Severity value is Critical


    Example 2: The following propagation criteria indicates that the policy will propagate an event when the Priority value is greater than Low.


    Example 3: The following propagation criteria indicates that the policy will propagate an event when the Status value is Acknowledged.


    Example 4: If you do not specify any propagation criteria, the policy will propage an event if it matches the where condition of the rule specified in the Selector Details tab.


  12. To save the completed event propagation policy, click OK.
    Administration console saves the defined event management policy, and it is displayed in the list of event policies for the selected event selector.



2 Comments

  1. What aobout with "Propagation Criteria" section????
     

    1. I have the same question.  Is it possible to have more than one criteria?