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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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Managing Alarms and Events

Managing Alarms and Events

To better manage and handle alarms, read this chapter to learn the alarming mechanism, alarm notification methods, and alarm dump function.

An alarm severity indicates the impact of an alarm on user services. Table 8-1 describes the four severity levels.
Table 8-1  Alarm severity levels

Alarm Severity



Way of Handling


Interrupts services or causes the system to break down.

Must be cleared immediately. Otherwise, the system may break down.


Affects part of the device in a limited range or impacts the system performance.

Must be cleared as soon as possible. Otherwise, important functions will be affected.


Has no impact on the device. The system detects a potential or imminent fault that may affect services.

A warning is reported to instruct maintenance personnel to promptly find the alarm cause and rectify the potential fault.


Information about operations without any effect on the device.

Lets maintenance personnel know the running status of the network and devices. They are handled based on the actual condition.

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