You can customize the display of the event list on the Events page to suit your event monitoring and management preferences. These settings are individual, user-based preferences and apply to all pages where the Events page is used, like Device Details and Monitor Details.

To customize the display of the events list, on the Events page, click theicon, make the desired changes, and click Save to apply the settings.

The following video (4:01) illustrates how to set event preferences settings to customize the display.
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbFRTdJRHuc


The following table describes the settings that you can change:

SettingDescription
General
Show confirmation for:Confirmation window for the selected event operation, before you run the event operation.
All Event Operations: A confirmation is displayed before you run any event operation.
Close event only: A confirmation is displayed only when you close events. No confirmation is displayed for other event operations.
None: No confirmation is displayed before you run any event operation.
Maximum number of events to display:Maximum number of events to display on the Events page. When the number of events exceeds this value and cannot be displayed, review and refine the event filters or search for the event.
Number of events to download initially:Optimum number of events to download initially to stabilize response time. When you scroll down to view more events, the same number of events are downloaded and added to the events list.
Maximum multi-events to perform action on:

Maximum number of events that you can select to perform a common action on.

For more information about performing action on multiple events, see Performing event operations in the TrueSight console.

Events Auto Refresh:

Refresh setting for events.

You can choose from one to ten minutes. If you select Off, the event groups are not refreshed automatically. At any time, you can click the Refresh icon to manually refresh the page.

By default, 2 minutes is selected.

Events Notification:

Notification setting for events.

On: The icon on the Events page flashes briefly when new events appear. The color of this icon changes to the color of the highest severity event. The most recent ten events are displayed when you click the icon. This is the default selection.
Off: No notification is displayed for a new event. If you choose to automatically refresh the page from the Events Auto Refresh setting, the page refreshes periodically and displays the new events. Else, to view the new events or the current state of the events, you must manually refresh the page by using the Refresh icon.

Rows
Show internal names of event attributes in tool tipsEnabled: The internal names of event attributes are displayed when you hover over the attribute.
Disabled: The labels (display names) of event attributes are displayed when you hover over the attribute.
Show icons for status, severity, and priority columnsEnabled: Icons that indicate the status, severity, and priority of events are displayed.
Disabled: Text (without icons) that indicate the status, severity, and priority of events are displayed.
Show row numbersEnabled: A row number is displayed sequentially for each event row.
Disabled: No row number is displayed for an event row.
Show check box for event selection

Enabled: A check box is displayed for each event row that enables you to select a row.
Disabled: No check boxes are displayed for the event rows.

Show severity colors for:

Highlights the event rows according to the severity levels of the events. 

Icons Only: The color of the icons matches that of the event severity. However, if you disable the icons by clearing the Show icons for status, severity, and priority columns check box, no color-coding is applied to the rows.
Icons and Text: The color of the icons and text matches that of the event severity.
Background: The color of the row background matches that of the event severity.

For more information about the severity levels and colors, see the Event severity section in Understanding event states.

Note: This setting does not apply for events that have a Closed or Blackout status. Icons and text on these event rows are displayed in gray with a white background.

Related topics

Monitoring and managing events from the TrueSight console

Monitoring infrastructure devices

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