Alerting on or Responding to an Event

To alert on or respond to a particular event, you must create an event rule. You can create an event rule when specific events are not covered by other processing rules.

For information about creating a processing rule based on an existing event, see Creating an Alert Based on an Event.

To create an event rule:

  1. Expand Microsoft Operations Manager (default) in the left pane.
  2. Expand Rules in the left pane.
  3. Expand Processing Rule Groups in the left pane.
  4. Expand the processing rule group to which you want to add the new event rule. For information about creating a processing rule group, see Creating a Processing Rule Group.
  5. Click Event Processing Rules in the left pane.
  6. Click Action on the menu bar.
  7. Click Alert on or Respond to Event on the Action menu.
  8. Follow the instructions until you have finished creating the event rule. For more information about the fields on a window, click Help.