Error Log Alert window

You use the Error Log Alert window to configure a notification to be sent when events of a particular Error Log category occur. These notifications are referred to as alerts. You can specify a technician to be alerted, or provide an e-mail address for sending such notifications.

  • Category - the category of Error Log events triggering the notifications. For the list of available categories, see Error Log.

  • Person - the alert recipient from the Person list.

  • E-mail - the e-mail address for sending alerts. To insert a placeholder for dynamic data, click the ellipsis button (or click in a field and press Ctrl+Enter) and choose the placeholder using the Select Placeholder window.

  • Subject - the message subject. You can keep the default template or customize it as needed. To insert a placeholder, click the ellipsis button (or click in a field and press Ctrl+Enter) and choose the placeholder from the drop-down list.

  • Message - the message text. You can keep the default template or customize it as needed. To insert a placeholder, click Insert Placeholder and choose the placeholder from the drop-down list.

  • Insert Placeholder - opens the drop-down list of placeholders to be replaced with the actual value at run time.

The following placeholders are available for the Subject and Message notification's fields:

Placeholder Name Inserted Value Placeholder

Initiator Account

The account of the person that initiated the event (blank if the initiator is a service).

%[Initiator Account]%

Event Category

The category of the event (for the list of categories, see Error Log).

%[Event Category]%

Event Details

The log record details.

%[Event Details]%

First Occurrence

The date and time when the event was logged for the first time.

%[First Occurrence]%

Last Occurrence

The date and time when the event was logged for the last time.

%[Last Occurrence]%

Last Notification

The date and time when the last administrative alert on this event was generated.

%[Last Notification]%

Occurrences Total

How many times the event has occurred since its first occurrence.

%[Occurrences Total]%

Occurrences Since Last Notification

How many times the event has occurred since the last notification.

%[Occurrences Since Last Notification]%

Event Source

The Alloy Navigator module where the event occurred.

%[Event Source]%