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Administrator Guide 15

OceanStor 5300 V3, 5500 V3, 5600 V3, 5800 V3, and 6800 V3 Storage System V300R003

Routine maintenance activities are the most common activities for the storage device, including powering on or off the storage device, managing users, modifying basic parameters of the storage device, and managing hardware components. This document applies to the system administrators who are responsible for carrying out routine maintenance activities, monitoring the storage device, and rectifying common device faults.
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Setting Alarm Masking

Setting Alarm Masking

After the alarm masking function is enabled, the DeviceManager does not monitor alarms of a specified object or does not monitor certain unimportant alarms to improve fault locating efficiency.


After the alarm masking function is enabled, alarms of the specified devices will not be reported to the NMS (including DeviceManager management interface or third-party NMS connected to the storage system), and will not trigger email notification, SMS notification, Syslog notification, or Trap alarm notification.


  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose Settings > Alarm Settings.
  3. In the left navigation tree, select the Alarm Masking node.
  4. View all of the alarms in the system. Table 8-5 describes the related parameters.

    Table 8-5  Alarm masking parameters




    Name of the alarm.

    Alarm ID

    Alarm ID

    Alarm Type

    System type of an alarm.


    Severity level of the alarm. The possible values are Critical, Major, Warning, and Info.

    Alarm Masking

    Enables or disables alarm masking.

    Unhandled Alarms

    Indicates whether alarms are not cleared in the system or not.

    • You can select one or more alarms that you want to mask and click Enable Alarm Masking. The system will not report the selected alarms.
    • You can select one or more alarms and click Disable Alarm Masking. The system will not mask the selected alarms.

Updated: 2019-04-17

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