Contact and contact group information is the basis for sending alarm notifications. You need to create a contact and a contact group before you can select the contact group when creating an alarm rule, to receive alarm notifications.

Manage an alarm contact

You can create, edit, or delete the contact information, such as the email address.

  • Create an alarm contact
    1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    2. In the left navigation pane, click Alarm contacts under Alarms. The Alarm Contact Management page is displayed.
    3. Click Create Alarm Contact in the upper-right corner of the page. In the displayed dialog box, enter the contact email address and other information.

      The email address will be verified in case that you enter incorrect information and cannot receive alarm notifications.

  • Edit an alarm contact
    1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    2. In the left navigation pane, click Alarm contacts under Alarms. The Alarm Contact Management page is displayed.
    3. Click Edit in the Actions column to edit the contact information.
  • Delete an alarm contact
    1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    2. In the left navigation pane, click Alarm contacts under Alarms. The Alarm Contact Management page is displayed.
    3. Click Delete in the Actions column.
Note After you delete a contact, no CloudMonitor alarm notification is sent to the contact.

Manage an alarm contact group

An alarm contact group may contain one or more alarm contacts. The same alarm contact can be added to multiple alarm contact groups. In alarm rule setting, all alarm notifications are sent through the alarm contact group.

  • Create an alarm contact group
    1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    2. In the left navigation pane, click Alarm contacts under Alarms. The Alarm Contact Management page is displayed.
    3. Click the Alarm Contact Group tab at the top of the page to switch to the alarm contact group list.
    4. Click Create Alarm Contact Group in the upper-right corner to open the Create Alarm Contact dialog box.
    5. Enter a group name and select the contacts you want to add to the group.
  • Edit an alarm contact group
    1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    2. In the left navigation pane, click Alarm contacts under Alarms. The Alarm Contact Management page is displayed.
    3. Click the Alarm Contact Group tab at the top of the page to switch to the alarm contact group list.
    4. Click Edit in the Actions column to edit the contact group information.
  • Delete an alarm contact group
    1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    2. In the left navigation pane, click Alarm contacts under Alarms. The Alarm Contact Management page is displayed.
    3. Click the Alarm Contact Group tab at the top of the page to switch to the alarm contact group list.
    4. Click Delete in the Actions column to delete the contact group.
  • Add contacts to a contact group in batches
    1. Log on to the CloudMonitor console.
    2. In the left navigation pane, click Alarm contacts under Alarms. The Alarm Contact Management page is displayed.
    3. Select the contacts that you want to add from the alarm contact list.
    4. Click Add to a contact group at the bottom of the page.
    5. In the displayed dialog box, select the target contact group and click OK.