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Notification Rules from the Orchestration Rules page

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You can create your own notificationCommunication of an important event, typically through an email message or other desktop display. In USM Appliance, notifications are typically triggered by events, policies, and correlation directives, and in USM Anywhere, they are typically triggered by notification rules or directly from alarms. rules from the Orchestration Rules page or from the EventsAny traffic or data exchange detected by AlienVault products through a Sensor, or through external devices such as a firewall. details page, which the easiest way to configure the matching conditions. See Creating Notification Rules from the Events Page for further information.

To create a Notification Rule from the orchestration rules page

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS > RULES.
  2. Click Create Orchestration Rule > Create Notification Rule.
  3. Type a name for the rule.
  4. Select a notification method
  5. Click Add Condition and select the property values you want to include in the rule to create a matching condition.
  6. Note: If the field is related to the name of a country, you should use the country code defined by the ISO 3166.

    Note: Keep in mind that the Sources or Destinations field needs to match the UUID (Universally Unique Identifier) of the event or alarm. You can use Source Name(s) or Destination Name(s) instead.

  7. You can click Add Group to group your conditions.
  8. Note: See Operators in the Orchestration Rules for further information.

  9. (Optional) To include a multiple occurrence parameter, click the More... link.

    These options function together to specify the number of occurrences within a time period that will produce a match for the rule. For example, you can define a rule to trigger an alarmAlarms provide notification of an event or sequence of events that require attention or investigation. for an unauthorized accessAn incident-type categorization that may be a precursor to other actions or stages of an attack. attempt when a failed SSH Program to securely log into another computer over a network, to execute commands in a remote machine, and to move files from one machine to another through SCP.loginLog in (verb): Process in which an individual gains access to a computer system after providing sufficient credentials to authenticate their unique identity. Login (noun): User credentials, typically a username and matching password. occurs three times within a five minute window.

    • Occurrences — Specify the number of event occurrences that produce a match on the conditional expression to trigger the rule. You can enter the number of occurrences or use the arrow to scroll the value up or down.
    • Length — Specify the length of the window used to identify a match for multiple occurrences. Enter the number and choose a time unit value of seconds, minutes, or hours.

      This duration identifies the amount of time that transpires from the first occurrence to the last occurrence. If the number of occurrences is not met within this period, the rule is not a match.

    Specify multiple occurances to match for the rule

    In this example, the rule will apply when the configured conditions happen three times every five minutes.

  10. Click Save Rule.
  11. The created rule will display in the list of rules.

To filter notification rules by name

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS > RULES.
  2. Click Notification Rules on the left navigation panel.
  3. Click in the box next to Filter by.
  4. Type your search.

To filter notification rules by rule status

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS > RULES
  2. Click Notification Rules on the left navigation panel.
  3. Click in the combo box next to Rule Status.
  4. Select All Rules, Enabled, or Disabled.

To edit a notification rule

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS > RULES.
  2. Click Notification Rules on the left navigation panel.
  3. Click the Edit icon () of the notification rule you want to edit.
  4. Modify the data you need to.
  5. Click Save Rule.

To delete a notification rule

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS > RULES.
  2. Click Notification Rules on the left navigation panel.
  3. Click the Delete icon () of the notification rule you want to delete.
  4. A popup window displays to confirm the deletion.

  5. Click Accept.

To enable a notification rule

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS > RULES.
  2. Click Notification Rules on the left navigation panel.
  3. Click the ON icon () of the notification rule you want to enable.

To disable an notification rule

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS > RULES.
  2. Click Notification Rules on the left navigation panel.
  3. Click the OFF icon () of the notification rule you want to disable.

To enable all notification rules

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS > RULES.
  2. Click Notification Rules on the left navigation panel.
  3. In the list of rules, click the first box in the first column to select all the notification rules.
  4. Click Enable All Rules.

To disable all notification rules

  1. Navigate to SETTINGS > RULES.
  2. Click Notification Rules on the left navigation panel.
  3. In the list of rules, click the first box in the first column to select all the notification rules.
  4. Click Disable All Rules.
  5. A warning popup window displays.

  6. Click Accept.