V11 SP8

Alerts and Notifications - Creating Alerts Using Alert Rules

Once a custom alert rule is created, create an alert based on the custom alert rule.

Before You Begin

Create an alert rule. See Creating an Alert Rule.


  1. From the CommCell Console ribbon, click the Home tab, and then click Alert.
  2. In the Alerts dialog box, click Add.
  3. On the General Information page in the Display Name box, enter a name for the alert.
  4. Select Custom Rules from the Category list, and then select the custom alert rule from the Type list.
  5. Click Next.
  6. On the Entities Selection page, click Next to accept the default value.
  7. On the Threshold and Notification Criteria Selection page, enter the alert criteria and select the notification criteria.

    Note: Alert criteria are available if user inputs were added to the custom alert rule when it was created. For information on adding user inputs to custom alert rules, see Managing Inputs.

    If CV entity variable type is selected in the custom alert rule, a list of that entity is available for selection. To select all the options listed for that entity, select the All checkbox in the dropdown list.

  8. Click Next.
  9. On the Notification Type(s) Selection page, select the method to use to send the alert to the intended recipients.
  10. Click Next.
  11. Select the CommCell users and user groups who should receive the alert notification.
  12. Click Next.
  13. On the Summary page, review the selected options, and then click Finish.

Related Concepts

Alerts and Notifications - Overview