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Administrator Guide

OceanStor 2800 V5 V500R007

This document is applicable to OceanStor 2800 V5. 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 is intended for 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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Configuring Alarm Masking

Configuring Alarm Masking

After the alarm masking function is enabled, 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 5-24 describes the related parameters.

    Figure 5-13 Alarm masking management dialog box

    Table 5-24 Alarm masking parameters




    Indicates the name of an alarm.

    Alarm ID

    Indicates the alarm ID.

    Alarm Type

    Indicates the system type of an alarm.


    Indicates the severity of an alarm. The possible values are Critical, Major, Warning, and Info.

    Alarm Masking

    Enables or disables alarm masking.

    Unhandled Alarms

    Indicates whether alarms are 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: 2019-07-11

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