When creating an alert rule, you can specify a contact group as the alert notifications receiver. When the alert rule is triggered, Application Real-Time Monitoring Service (ARMS) sends alert notifications to the contacts in this contact group. This topic describes how to create contact groups.


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  1. On the Contact Groups tab page, click New Contact Group in the upper-right corner.
  2. In Create Contact Group dialog box, enter Group Name, select Contact Members, and click OK.
    Note If there are no options in the Contact Members list, you need to first Create a contact.

What to do next

  • To search for a contact group, go to the Contact Groups tab, enter all or some characters of the contact group name in the search box, then click Search.
    Notice English keywords are case-sensitive.
  • To edit a contact group, click the pencil icon on the right side of the contact group, and edit the information in the Edit Contact Group dialog box.
  • To show the contacts under a contact group, click the downward arrow on the right side of a contact group to expand the group.
    Figure 1. Show the contacts under a contact group
    Contact Group
    Note You can remove one or more contacts from an expanded contact group. To remove a contact, click Delete in the Actions column of the target contact.
  • To delete a contact group, click the X icon on the right side of a contact group.
    Notice Before deleting a contact group, make sure that no monitoring job is running. Otherwise, alerting and other functions may be ineffective.