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Acknowledging Alarms and Events

NI Distributed System Manager for LabVIEW 2012 Help

Edition Date: June 2012

Part Number: 372572E-01

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You can acknowledge alarms and events that the Alarms and Events view displays by using the Acknowledge Selected Alarms and Events or Acknowledge All Alarms and Events dialog box.

Note  When you acknowledge an alarm, the alarm appears in purple as acknowledged in the Alarms and Events view. When the alarm is no longer in the alarm state, the alarm disappears from the Alarms and Events view. When you acknowledge an event, the event disappears from the Alarms and Events view.

Complete the following steps to acknowledge alarms or events by using the Alarms and Events view.

  1. Select the alarms and events that you want to acknowledge. You can press the <Ctrl> key and select multiple alarms and events.
  2. Right-click a selected alarm or event and select Acknowledge from the shortcut menu to display the Acknowledge Selected Alarms and Events dialog box.
  3. (Optional) Enter comments in the Comments text box.
    Note  Comments apply to alarms only.
  4. Click the OK button to acknowledge the selected items and close the dialog box.
Note  To acknowledge all the alarms and events at one time, you can right-click in this view and select Acknowledge All from the shortcut menu to display the Acknowledge All Alarms and Events dialog box. Then, complete steps 3 and 4 to acknowledge all alarms and events in this view.

 

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