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How to configure automatic alert resolution

Matt Goedtel|Last Updated: 12/5/2016

Applies To: System Center 2016 - Operations Manager

In System Center 2016 - Operations Manager, alerts are resolved automatically after a specific number of days. You can change the automatic alert resolution settings globally for the management group. Using automatic alert resolution, you can configure all active alerts with a resolution state of New to be changed to Closed after a specific number of days. You can also configure all active alerts with a resolution state of New to be changed to Closed after a specific number of days when the alert source is healthy.

To change the global settings for automatic alert resolution

  1. In the Operations console, click Administration.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. Double-click Alerts.

  4. Click the Automatic Alert Resolution tab.

  5. Change the days for either or both of the following settings:

    Global settings for automatic alert resolution

  6. Click OK.

Next steps

  • To get better visibility with the alerts being generated in your environment and determine which are candidates for additional configuration to reduce alert noise and improve alert accuracy, see Data-driven Alert Management from the Operations console.

  • To understand how alerts are generated for monitored objects in your management group, see How an Alert is Produced.

  • Review Viewing Active Alerts to understand how it can help you review alerts that have been generated by rules and monitors which are still active.

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