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Combining alarms from multiple hosts

Question asked by Serge on Oct 30, 2012
Latest reply on Nov 2, 2012 by Serge

We have a set of servers that generate alarms in the event log (basically a cluster). Each host generates an ntevl alarm with a custom message. The issue we have - even the message is the same, the source and hostname are all different. So I was thinking - what if I create a pre-processing rule to change source and the hostname so it would seem that all these alarms would come from one host.


The script is very simple:


event.hostname = "hostname01"
event.source = "hostname01"
return event


But it doesn't seem to work - the alarms come unchanged. Am I missing something?


Thx, Serge.