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


Note ARMS no longer supports the alert feature of the old version. You can use the new alert management feature to create contact groups. For more information, see Contact groups.
Create a contact


  1. Log on to the ARMS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane of the console, choose Alerts > Contacts.
  3. On the Contact Group tab, click Create a contact group in the upper-right corner.
  4. In the Create Contact Group dialog box, enter a group name in the Group Name field, select alert contacts in the Contact Members list, and then click OK.
    Note If no options are displayed in the Contact Members list, you must first create a contact. For more information, see Create a contact.

What to do next

  • To search for a contact group, go to the Contact Group tab, enter the contact group name or keywords of the name in the search box, and then click the icon.
    Important Keywords are case-sensitive.
  • To edit a contact group, click the pencil_01 icon to the right of the contact group, edit the related information in the Edit Contact Group dialog box, and then click OK.
  • To view the contacts in a contact group, click the Down arrow icon to the left of the contact group to show the group.
    Contact Group
    Note You can remove one or more contacts from a shown contact group. To remove a contact, click Remove in the Operation column corresponding to the contact.
  • To delete a contact group, click the delete_01 icon to the right of the contact group and then click OK in the message that appears.
    Important Before you delete a contact group, make sure that no monitoring job is running. Otherwise, features such as alerting may be disabled.