16.50 - Alerts - Teradata Workload Management

Teradata® Viewpoint User Guide

Teradata Viewpoint
Teradata Workload Management
January 2021
User Guide

Alerts monitor the performance of a system and automatically take action when events occur. You can add, copy, and configure alerts, as well as migrate Teradata Manager alerts.

You can activate alert actions that send a notification, or take some other type of action, when a metric exceeds a threshold.

After you add alert action sets in the Alert Setup portlet, they appear in the Monitored Systems portlet.

The types of alert actions you can choose are:

Send an Email
Choose a defined email address and text message. Event information, such as date, time, event name, threshold, and actual value, is automatically added to the body of the email message.
Run a Program
Choose a program to execute (.exe).
Run a BTEQ Script
Choose a BTEQ script.
Run a SQL Query
Choose a SQL query.
Notify SNMP System
Choose an SNMP trap.

You can also choose one of the following alert actions for database session alert types:

Abort Session
Abort the session for which an alert was detected. This action is only available for sessions.
Lower Priority
Set the priority of the session for which an alert was detected to the one specified in the New priority for lower priority action box, located under Data Collectors setup for Sessions.
Notify session user
Sends an email to notify the database session user of the alert.
Notify session proxy user
Sends an email to notify the database proxy session user of the alert.