Netsight alert message

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Hi all, I have an extreme network switches and for management purpose, netsight is installed on it, Every time, I received an alert message like "Severity: Clear Message: SNMP Contact Established: SNMP reply from device 172.18.160.xx, uptime is 412 Days 18:22:48.xx. Can someone clear about it, for what type of fault this error message is generated? Thanks, Bishnu
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Bishnu Neupane

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Henrique, Employee

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Hi Bishnu,

This alarm is triggered when the SNMP communication with the device is established or reestablished. 

Severity "Clear" means you are using this alarm trigger to "clear/remove" any other previous alarm (for this case would be used to remove "SNMP Contact Lost" alarm).
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If you are getting these alerts and the switches are not going down you can adjust the snmp timer under the options menu. This will help reduce or eliminate false alarms. 
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Hi, I want to know the SNMP down time recorded alert message. But every time, it says the SNMP communication established and the switch up with time in hours or days. Basically, I want to know the time that SNMP is disconnected on the switch. Any idea please?
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Sure,
There is a keyword for that. $time.
Edit your alarm options in email. Override the default or change the default to include $time. There are a multitude of options hidden away, be sure to check out the Show Keywords.