Find and add SEM rules

This section describes how to find and customize preconfigured SEM rules.

Find and add rules based on categories of interest

  1. Open the SEM console. See Log in to the SEM web console for steps.

  2. On the SEM toolbar, click OpsCenter.

  3. In the Getting Started widget, click Define Rules and Configure Alerts.

    By default, the Getting Started widget is in the top left part of the page.

  4. Select the check box next to the types of rules that you want to enable, and then click Next.

  5. Complete the fields and selections to define the condition, correlation time, and action for each new rule, and then click Apply.

  6. On the SEM toolbar, navigate to Build > Rules.

  7. In the Rules grid, locate a new rule, click , and then select Enable.

    A displays next to the enabled rule.

  8. Complete step 5 for each additional rule.

  9. Enable your rule. See About selecting rules to test, enable, or disable for details.

  10. Test the rules to verify they work as expected. See Testing rules in SEM for details.

Clone, customize, and enable a specific preconfigured rule

  1. Open the SEM console. See Log in to the SEM web console for steps.

  2. On the SEM toolbar, navigate to Build > Rules.

  3. Use Refine Results in the sidebar to browse, search, or filter for specific rules or scenarios, or browse for a rule in the Rule Categories and Tags section.

  4. Select a rule to clone, click the corresponding , and then choose Clone.

  5. In the Clone Rule dialog box, select a Custom Rules folder, rename the rule, and then click OK.

  6. On the Rule Creation screen, customize the rule (if desired), and then select Enable.

  7. Click Save.

  8. To sync your local changes with the SEM appliance, click Activate Rules in the Rules grid. See About selecting rules to test, enable, or disable for details.

  9. Test the rules to verify they work as expected. See Testing rules in SEM for details.