Event operations change the status, priority, or ownership of an event. Your user role determines the event operations that you can perform. You can also click on the respective icon on the toolbar to perform the same operation. 

The following table describes the basic event operations and results:

IconEvent operationDescription
Acknowledge EventRecognizes the existence of an open event. This operation changes the event status from Open to Acknowledged.
Assign ToAssigns ownership of an open, acknowledged, or assigned event to yourself or another person in the same account. This operation changes the event status from Open or Acknowledged to Assigned, and the event owner is updated with the selected user. If the event status is Assigned, only the ownership changes to the selected user.
CloseIgnores the event in calculating status and disables any further event operation. You can close an Open, Assigned, or Acknowledged event.
Decline OwnershipRemoves ownership of an event in the assigned state. This operation changes the event status to Acknowledged.
Set Event PriorityAssigns a priority level to the event.
Take OwnershipAssigns ownership of Open or Acknowledged event to yourself.
Unacknowledge EventChanges a previously Acknowledged event back to the Open state.
Launch Remote ActionsReturns a dialog box with a list of available remote actions. The list of remote actions change according to the selected event.
View Remote Action Results

Navigates to the Remote Action Results tab of the Event Details page.

 

Launch Performance OverviewNavigates to the Performance Overview tab of the Event Details page.
Launch Probable Cause AnalysisNavigates to the Probable Cause Analysis tab of the Event Details page.
View Event DetailsNavigates to the Summary tab of Event Details page.
Launch Infrastructure Management operator consoleLaunches the Infrastructure Management operator console for this event.
Launch IT Data AnalyticsLaunches the IT Data Analytics console for this event.
ExportExports the event content (all slots or visible slots) to .baroc, .XML, or .csv file formats. 
Add NotesReturns the Add Notes dialog box.
Change Table ViewReturns the Select Table View dialog box.

This topic provides the following information about event operations:

To perform event operations on multiple events

Use the check box, Ctrl-click (multiple, non-continuous events), or Shift-click (multiple, continuous events) to select events. Use the event action menu to perform an event operation. To customize the number of multiple events to perform event operations on, see Customizing the display of the event list in the TrueSight console.

Tip

 Enable the check box for events when you are using a mobile device to access the TrueSight console. See Customizing the display of the event list in the TrueSight console.

Note

Although all the event operations that are available to your user role are available when you select two or more events in the event list, an operation is performed only on the selected events whose status makes the operation valid. If the operation is not valid for some selected events, a warning box reports the internal IDs of those events and the reason that the operation is not valid. Click OK to execute the event operation on the applicable events, if any.

To acknowledge an event

  1. From the event list, select one or more open events. 
  2. From the event action menu, select Acknowledge Event or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. If a confirmation window appears, optionally enter any notes for the event and click OK.
    The  icon appears in the event status column to indicate that you have acknowledged the event.

To take ownership of an event

  1. From the event list, select one or more open or acknowledged events. 
  2. From the event action menu, select Take Ownership or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. If a confirmation window appears, optionally enter any notes for the event and click OK.
    The  icon appears in the event status column to indicate that you have taken ownership of the event.

To decline ownership of an event

  1. From the event list, select one or more events that you own. 
  2. From the event action menu, select Decline Ownership or from the event toolbar, click .
    You can decline an event only if you are the owner of that event.
  3. If a confirmation window appears, optionally enter any notes for the event and click OK.
    The  icon appears in the event status column to indicate that you have acknowledged the event.

To close an event

  1. From the event list, select one or more open, assigned, or acknowledged events. 
  2. From the event action menu, select Close Event or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. If a confirmation window appears, optionally enter any notes for the event and click OK.
    The icon appears in the event status column to indicate that you have closed the event.

You cannot close an abnormality event.

When you close an alarm event, it can take up to 2 minutes for the status to change.

To assign an event

  1. From the event list, select one or more events. 
  2. From the event action menu, select Assign Event or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. Select a user to assign the event or events to, optionally enter any notes for the event and click OK.
    The  icon appears in the event status column to indicate that you have assigned the event.

To set the priority of an event

  1. From the event list, select one or more open, assigned, or acknowledged events. 
  2. From the event action menu, select Set Event Priority or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. Select the priority to assign to the event or events, optionally enter any notes for the event and click OK.
    The priority icon and text is updated to reflect the newly-assigned priority.

To unacknowledge an event

  1. From the event list, select one or more acknowledged events. 
  2. From the event action menu, select Unacknowledge Event or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. If a confirmation window appears, optionally enter any notes for the event and click OK.
    The icon appears in the event status column to indicate that the event is in the open state.

To launch a remote action on an event

  1. From the Events page, select one or multiple events.
  2. From the event action menu, select Launch Remote Actions or from the event toolbar, click .
    The Launch Remote Actions option is also available from the Event Details page.
  3. In the Remote Actions window, select a remote action, and click Launch.
  4. In the Execute Action dialog box, enter the appropriate values required to run the selected remote action, and select Execute.

To view the remote action results

  1. In the Events page, the  icon indicates that the event contains a remote action result.
    Click the icon or from the event action menu, select View Remote Action Results or from the event toolbar, click .
  2. The Remote Action Result tab of the Event Details page displays the results, including the errors, if any.
    The following codes indicate the remote action result:

    ZeroSuccess
    Non-zeroFailure
    -1In progress
  3. From the Remote Actions action menu, you can export the results to .BAROC.CSV, or .XML formats.

To launch the performance overview

  1. From the Events page, select a event.
  2. From the event action menu, select Launch Performance Overview or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. The Performance Overview tab of the Event Details page displays a historical graph of the monitored object for which the event occurred.

To launch the probable cause analysis

  1. From the Events page, select a event.
  2. From the event action menu, select Launch Probable Cause Analysis or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. The Probable Cause Analysis tab of the Event Details page displays the relevant events based on probable cause analysis of the data.

To view the event details

  1. From the Events page, select a event.
  2. From the event action menu, select View Event Details or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. The Summary tab of the Event Details page displays key information about the event, such as status, severity, priority, date and time of occurrence, object class, object name, host, owner, message, and detailed messageAlarms and abnormalities are also displayed in the Summary tab. 

To launch the Infrastructure Management operator console

  1. From the Events page, select one or multiple events.
  2. From the event action menu, select Launch Infrastructure Management operator console or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. The Infrastructure Management operator console displays the relevant details for the selected events.

To launch the IT Data Analytics console

  1. From the Events page, select one or multiple events.
  2. From the event action menu, select Launch IT Data Analytics or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. The IT Data Analytics console displays the relevant details for the selected events.

To export an event data 

  1. From the event list, select one or more events. 
  2. From the event action menu, select Export or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. In the Export window, select the format and content and click Export
  4. The event content is exported for all slots or visible slots to .baroc, .XML, or .csv file formats. 

To add notes for an event

  1. From the event list, select one or more events. 
  2. From the event action menu, select Add Notes or from the event toolbar, click .
  3. Enter any notes for the event and click OK.

To change the table view for an event

  1. From the event list, select one or more events. 
  2. From the event toolbar, click.
  3. In the Select Table View window, select an appropriate table view and click OK
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