Clarification on alarm fields

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NIMSOFT PROBES DX Infrastructure Management

Issue/Introduction

We have fetched alarms from Nimsoft through API connection. We require clarification on some of the fields present in the alarms.

<id>AR44426255-93781</id>

        <prevLevel>0</prevLevel>

        <alarmToken>as#system.cdm.avrg_total_cpu_above_err_threshold_proc</alarmToken>
        <devId>D7D6587161617B677D9EBE62D03B9C977</devId>
        <metId>ME44ED5A76E6C5E31E9B2B9B257B6D4FA</metId>

 

Environment

Release : 9.1.0

Component : UIM - UMP_ADMINCONSOLE

- nas 9.x

Resolution

<id>AR44426255-93781</id> # This is the NIMID which uniquely identifies an alarm.

<prevLevel>0</prevLevel> #This is the previous severity level of the alarm.

<alarmToken>as#system.cdm.avrg_total_cpu_above_err_threshold_proc</alarmToken> #(Optional) Defines the udata.token field in the alarm PDS, which sets the internationalization token for the alarm message. For more information on using the internationalization token, see Use a Localized Alarm in UMP-> https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/unified-infrastructure-management/8-5-1/development-tools/the-nimalarm-utility.html#concept.dita_82ae8c9e7f9e8de91e9c67b0c9ba7c394e0ab1e6_LAM

<devId>D7D6587161617B677D9EBE62D03B9C977</devId> #This is the device ID for the alarm. A single device Id or comma-separated list of deviceIds against which to limit the alarms returned. A device Id will have the same syntax as: DCC87D8A5B58DE6268A9C178D490F9C96

<metId>ME44ED5A76E6C5E31E9B2B9B257B6D4FA</metId> #This is the metric ID for the alarm. The metric ID is the unique identifier for the metric that originated the alarm. Like the device ID, the metric ID is required to view the alarm in UMP and can be used to test pre-processing rules or Auto-Operators.