How to Generate alarms based on a String-match (non-numeric) using logmon probe

Document ID : KB000034351
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question: 

How do you create settings to generate alarms based on a String-match (non-numeric) with the logmon probe?

Environment:  

logmon probe, all versions

Answer: 

  1. Use a string in the Threshold field in the variable settings.
  2. Define a variable to be used in 'Message to send on match'.
  3. Set the 'Field separator' to % and set the Column to 2