An indication to the opponents that the partner's bid is artificial (or that its meaning might be otherwise unexpected). An alert is made by pronouncing "alert", displaying an appropriate card from the bidding box, or sometimes by just knocking on the table. Use of alert (alert procedure) is regulated by sponsoring organizations.
Also referred to as a notification. A message sent by HP-UX HIDS warning of a suspected or actual intrusion and usually calling for some sort of action in response. Typically, the alert is sent to a display window on the management component and logged as an entry to a log file.
An XPRESSTRADE system feature that allows customers to be notified by e-mail when price targets of their choosing are hit, or when a certain time of day is reached. Traders may also enter Alert-Triggered-Orders, which are contingent orders that are activated upon the triggering of a price-based or time-based alert.
an e-mail message sent by Galaxy, by using the mail server designated on the General tab of the CommCell properties box, to inform the message recipient that a particular Galaxy event has occurred or user action has been taken
Warning messages that provide special information pertaining to a student. Alert information can be accessed on all eSIS information windows when the alert button appears. The alert will always include a life threatening condition if one has been recorded. In addition, each LEA decides which other items to include in alerts for the district and may include information on custody issues, student behavior and incidents, cross-enrollments, or other information.
A modal window with a limited interface, warning the user that the action immediately preceding the alert may cause unexpected results. An alert displays a brief message and requires a response. Also known as an alert box.
This zone type would be used for monitoring of a freezer in a supermarket for example. In the un-set condition, if the freezer failed it would activate the internal -sounders. In the full-set condition it would notify the monitoring station, via the communications equipment. One thing to note is this zone type would never activate the external sounders
warning; caution; error message An alert notifies users about a change in an object's status. Alerts are commonly used in system administration tools and in workflow applications. Within an application, alerts are indicated by status icons, and optional warning messages. Alerts may also trigger e-mail messages and pager notification. If necessary; when referring to an alert message, use "message", unless you need to make the distinction Icons in BLAF Applications; Inline Messages and Tips; Dialogs: Messaging (Error, Information, Warning)
Indicator signifying a particular metric condition has been encountered. An alert is triggered when one of the following conditions is true: A metric threshold is reached. The availability of a monitored service changes. For example, the availability of the host changes from up to down. A metric-specific condition occurs. For example, an alert is triggered whenever an error message is written to a database alert log file.
n. 1. On the Macintosh and in many graphical user interfaces, an audible or visual alarm that signals an error or represents a warning of some sort. See also alert box. 2. In programming, an asynchronous notification sent by one thread to another. The alert interrupts the recipient thread at defined points in its execution and causes it to execute an asynchronous procedure call. See also asynchronous procedure call, thread (definition 1).
Automated Local Evaluation in Real Time. Flood warning program, developed by the National Weather Service in the 1970s, that uses remote sensors in the field to transmit environmental data to a central computer in real time.
An alert or condition that you can notify a user about. Use this role only for objects that embody an alert but are not associated with another user interface element, such as a message box, graphic, text, or sound.
Alerts are notifications that users instantly receive as a pop-up message. The sender knows who has received the message and is notified that the message is read when the alert is either closed or clicked, as long as the "Show message status" option is used. If the alert message requires a response, right-click the alert. A pop-up menu appears with an option to Chat with the sender.
A feature that notifies a user by e-mail when there is a change to an item, document, list, or document library on the Web site. For example, a user can create an alert to receive an e-mail message whenever a document is updated in a specific document library. Note This feature was previously called subscription.
A message announcing a virus, intrusion detection or other computer activity. The message can be sent automatically by a predefined configuration to system administrators and users, via e-mail, pager, or phone.
An alert is a SiteScope action which is triggered by a change in status of a monitor. Alerts are set up separately from monitors and can be associated with one or more monitors or groups of monitors. Alert actions are based on the media chosen for the alert. Message alerts can be sent in a variety of media including e-mail, pager and SNMP trap. Alerts also can be created that automatically trigger a shell script or batch file execution.
An acronym for Automated Local Evaluation in Real Time. ALERT was developed in the late 1970s as a format for data transmission and for the manufacture of compatible hardware and software. ALERT systems are used primarily as flood warning
very attentive or observant; "an alert and responsive baby is a joy"; "caught by a couple of alert cops"; "alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came"; "constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty"
A network event that requires the attention of a network administrator. These are deemed to be significant enough to be assigned an alert status, based on a company's network management policy, with the level of severity indicated by a designated color, according to industry standards.
(usually followed by `to') showing acute awareness; mentally perceptive; "alert to the problems"; "alive to what is going on"; "awake to the dangers of her situation"; "was now awake to the reality of his predicament"
Term used for physical signs a canine or horse gives when they are interested in something. Canines may alert by barking, horses may alert by placing their ears forward, distending their nostrils, focusing their eyes, stopping forward movement, etc.
Automated Local Event Reporting in Real Time. Network of automatic rain gauges that transmit via VHF radio link when precipitation occurs. Some sites are also equipped with other sensors such as temperature, wind, pressure, river stage or tide level.