The word alarm represents a condition that causes a trap to be generated.
a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
an instance of a trap
a service that activates a user provided action (Task activation, Callback, Event signalling) when the specified time period expires
a system notification that an event that has been defined as being "of interest" has occurred
A real-time indication or a signal of an abnormal situation or event. Usually includes a Priority or Severity Code.
A notification to respond to an emergency.
SNMP message notifying an operator or administrator of a network problem. See also event and trap.
See alarm event.
Signals that declare the run-time status and state of the Cisco CRA system and provide information for troubleshooting. Alarms can be forwarded to a Syslog server, to an SNMP trap subagent, or to a Windows Event Log.
Suspicious activity triggers administrator alarms and other configurable responses to lessen the workload of security administration. The Tivoli Risk Manager adapters map alarms that are generated by the commercial versions of ISS RealSecure and Cisco Secure IDS (NetRanger) into TEC events. Examples of alarms that can be reported to the Tivoli user include Web scans (list of attempts), port scans (list of services) and user login attempts (list of user names). See also TEC event.
A timer that dispatches an event at an absolute time. see: delay, dispatch, event, timer