Alarm Output Format - Text Output

A text output offers a degree of freedom not found in tabular format in how to express the output. You can pick which output detail to show in the text by using the built-in placeholders.


The timestamp when the alarm is triggered


The group that the triggered alarm belongs to


Alarm message string to be displayed or logged into the database


The current state of the alarm


The timestamp when the alarm is acknowledged


Value stamped during alarm occurrence


Previous value stamped during alarm occurrence

[Tip] Tip

SMS medium benefits immensely from text output because of the ability to format the output to be very brief by cherry picking only the relevant placeholder tags.