Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 (MOM) can generate alerts for enterprise conditions that require attention or special action. You can define alerts when you create some types of processing rules. When a processing rule match occurs, MOM generates an alert.
You can define an alert in the following processing rules:
For more information about creating an event rule or missing event rule, see Creating an Event Processing Rule.
For more information about creating a threshold rule, see Creating a Performance Processing Rule.
You can also create an alert based on an existing event. For more information, see Creating an Alert Based on an Event.