You can configure alerts to notify you when a particular event is generated. You can configure alerts for a single resource, for a group of resources, or for events of a particular severity type. You can specify the frequency with which you want to be notified and associate a script to the alert.
You can create an alert directly from the Event details page after receiving an event in addition to creating an alert from the Configuration/Alerting page, as described here.
If a resource conforms to both the include and exclude rules that you have specified, the exclude rule takes precedence over the include rule, and the alert is not generated for events related to the excluded resource.
This example shows how to create an alert that meets the following requirements:
Perform the following steps in the Add Alert dialog box:
You can configure an alert to repeatedly send notifications to the recipients for a specified time. You should determine the time from which the event notification is active for the alert.