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How to add a anomaly trigger

Use this procedure to create a new anomaly trigger. You must have the Manager role to create a trigger.

  1. Open the ADMIN > Actions page, and then click the TRIGGERS tab.

  2. In the upper-right corner, click ADD TRIGGER.

  3. In the Trigger details area of the ADD TRIGGER dialog, enter a name and optionally, a description.

    Note that trigger names cannot be changed after the ADD TRIGGER dialog is saved.

  4. In the Type field, select Anomalies.

    The ADD TRIGGER dialog expands to include new areas.

  5. In the Trigger criteria area, build a query to identify one or more entities in your environment. You can also specify a metric that is included in anomaly modeling.

    For more information, see Trigger queries and Anomaly trigger fields.

  6. In the Minimal score area, enter a threshold value for anomaly scores. When an anomaly score exceeds this value, the trigger matches.

    Typically, values lower than 0.99 yield irrelevant matches, so Zenoss recommends starting with 0.99. Then, raise the value to (for example) 0.995 to improve matches, if necessary.

  7. (Optional) In the Tags field, add one or more terms to associate with the trigger.

  8. Click SAVE.