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How to View and Close an Alert in Essentials

Updated: April 14, 2010

Applies To: System Center Essentials 2010

Use the following procedures to view and close alerts that have been generated in System Center Essentials 2010.

To view an alert

  1. In the Essentials console, click Monitoring.

  2. In the Monitoring pane, expand Monitoring, and then click Active Alerts.

  3. In the Active Alerts pane, click an alert to view more information about the alert.

You can also configure Essentials 2010 to take specific actions when critical alerts are detected by creating Command notifications or by notifying you via e-mail, instant message (IM) or text message (SMS). For more information about setting up notifications, see How to Configure Notifications in Essentials.

To close an alert

  • In the Active Alerts pane, right-click the alert, and then click Close Alert.

    You can select multiple alerts by pressing and holding down the CTRL key when clicking alerts.

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