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False CPU utilization event generated

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Article ID: 256985

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DX NetOps

Issue/Introduction

A CPU event was generated for a device. 

The threshold violations was supposed to raise for CPU Utilization > 80% over 5 Minutes but at the time the event was generated, it was under 20%. 

 

 

Environment

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Cause

The Threshold Profile rule metric was per core and not "Average CPU Utilization"

There were spikes on one core

Resolution

Set the Threshold Profile rule to use "Average CPU Utilization"