Watches - Unable to read attribute

Document ID : KB000118472
Last Modified Date : 25/10/2018
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Introduction:
Is It possible to raise an alarm for a watch when the Watch status is "Unable to read attribute <attribute_name>" ?
Background:


 
Environment:
Spectrum 10.2.x an all platform.
Instructions:
Yes. customize the events 0x480015 to raise an alarm and the event 0x480016 to clear the alarm.

When the watch monitored attribute is not available the watch status is " "Unable to read attribute <attribute_name>"  and the 0x480015 is being generated.
for example: 
Sep 13, 2017 7:40:17 AM EDT ..... The evaluation of watch Watch_3 failed for model xxxxxxx: Unable to read attribute SvSvcName 0x480015 System... 

Via Event Configuration you can modify the event 0x480015  to raise an alarm or with an Event Rule to trigger a new custom event and raise an alarm... 

Then you can modify the 0x480016 The evaluation of watch {S 1} succeeded for model {m}. event to clear the previously created alarm.