Asset Alerts dashboard

The Asset Alerts dashboard provides information about all the active events raised based on your event rule definitions. To help you track and manage assets in different event conditions, the Asset Alerts dashboard supports filtering and saving the event information as separate dashboards.

You can define how events and alerts are raised under Event Rules. For more information, see Events 2.0.

Note: If you disassociate a module from an asset, any active events reported on that asset will be terminated.


View the Asset Alerts dashboard

  1. Click the menu button menu button on the upper left corner of the Radar application.
  2. On the main menu , click Dashboards.
  3. Under Asset Alerts, click the green + sign at the right end to display the active events.


Command buttons

If you have a large number of active events, the row of command buttons at the upper right corner of the dashboard helps you with viewing. Hover over each button to see what it does. You can:

Besides the command buttons, you can also:


Large tables

The Asset Alerts table may span multiple pages.


Filter an Asset Alerts dashboard

You can enable filtering on the Asset Alerts dashboard to remove information you don't need at the moment. The Asset Alerts dashboard supports filtering across multiple columns.

  1. Click the filter button to enable filtering. /exceptions_buttons_filter.png">filter button to enable filtering.
  2. A text or selection box appears at the top of each applicable column.
    • Enter or select the filter criteria you want to use.
    • To filter event types, click the Show/Hide Events button to check or uncheck the event boxes.
  3. Enter filter criteria in multiple columns, if needed.
  4. You can specify a historical period to filter the alerts for. To do this, click in the field under the Event Occurred column heading. You are given two choices.
    • Relative allows you to enter a number. This will display all the events that are older than the specified number of days.
    • Absolute lets you specify a date range on the calendar. This will display all the events that occurred within your selected date range.
    • Select Relative or Absolute.
    • To specify an absolute range, navigate to the start month and click on the start date. Then navigate to the end month and click on the end date. See an example.
  5. To turn filtering off, click the filter button again.

Save an Asset Alerts dashboard

You can save separate Asset Alerts dashboards for tracking different event or asset conditions; for example, assign a separate dashboard for a specific event type or event rule. To do this, apply filter criteria to the dashboard and save the dashboard. The saved dashboard will update based on your filter criteria.

You can also subscribe to have your saved dashboard emailed to you daily.

  1. Open a new dashboard.
  2. Filter the dashboard as described in the section above.
  3. Enter a name for the dashboard.
  4. If you want to add a subscription to this dashboard, click the Subscriptions button at the upper right corner.
    • In the Select/Add emails box, enter or select an email address. You may enter an email address that is not on the list. Select "Create..." that appears below the field. This will add the address to the system as an external contact.
    • Repeat the above step to add additional email addresses, if needed.
    • In the Select Frequency box, click and select a frequency for email notification.
    • Click Add Subscription.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click the Save button at the upper right corner.
  7. A green Dashboard subscribers indicator appears at the upper right corner. Click the info button to see the list of subscribers.
  8. You can retrieve your saved dashboard under Asset Alerts. A green ribbon indicates that the dashboard has active subscriptions.

Group events by assets

Clicking the Group by assets button will group the events by assets so that you can see all the events that have occurred on the same asset under that asset (see example).

By default, the dashboard lists all events in the sequence of their occurrence.


Modify dashboard subscription

You can change the name and subscription information of a saved dashboard.

  1. In the Dashboards view, under Asset Alerts, click the saved dashboard.
  2. To change the dashboard name, click the Edit button next to it.
  3. To change subscription information, click the Subscriptions button at the upper right corner.
  4. To add a subscriber,
    • In the Select/Add emails box, enter or select an email address. You may enter an email address that is not on the list. Select "Create..." that appears below the field. This will add the address to the system as an external contact.
    • Repeat the above step to add additional email addresses, if needed.
    • In the Select Frequency box, click and select a frequency to receive email notification.
    • Click Add Subscription.
  5. To remove a subscriber, click its red garbage can under Actions.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click the Save button at the upper right corner.

Download data

You can download the Asset Alerts table into a CSV file by clicking the download button at the upper right corner. If you have applied filter criteria, the download will contain only the content you have chosen to display.