There may come a time, where you build up a large number of alerts on the Enterprise Console, resulting in the Console to stop processing. One way of controlling this is to use the “Auto-close” action, within the Enterprise Console rules, so that alerts are automatically closed after a period of time.
This document explains how you can set that up, we will Auto-close rules after 1 day as an example.
We first need to access the Enterprise Console Server Options.
Once the Enterprise Console Server Options is opened select the following: -
Next, we need to define the criteria for the rule
On the next screen we will select the devices where these alerts can originate from.
Finally, we need to define the actions for the rule.
Now add a second action:
Ensure the Close Alert button is selected and press OK.
Click OK another 2 times, and when you return to the Server Options main window click Apply to apply the new rule to the Enterprise Console.
Now when an alert is sent to the Enterprise Console server, that starts with the text “Windows Alert”, it will have a pending action to be closed 1 day from when it was received:
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