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DicksonOne | How to Apply an Alarm Template to Multiple Devices

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Apply an Alarm Template to Multiple Devices

To apply an alarm template you've already created to multiple devices follow the steps below.


1. Go to Manage > Alarm Templates.

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2. Hit the "Edit" button on the template you'd like to apply to devices. 
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3. In the "Apply Templates To" section, select the devices you'd like to apply this particular template to.

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4. Hit "Update Template". A warning message will appear alerting you to the following important considerations:
  • the notification delay is the result of the number of readings you have configured for a particular notification (or group of multiple notifications) as well as the sample rate of the device.
  • Because the sample rate may differ for various devices you may want to apply this template to, the timing of notifications will differ as well.
  • Updating the template may change the time delay at which notifications are sent
  • This is a reminder to double-check the alarm delay(s) you have input to ensure that is the delay you want.
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5. If everything looks good, click "Update Template" on the warning message. You should be taken back to the alarm templates page, where you will see a confirmation that the template has been successfully updated. You'll see a reminder to double check the device(s) to make sure there are no other alarms applied to the channels covered by this template.
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6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and remove any channels you do not want associated with this alarm template. Note: you do not have to change anything if you are happy with the settings.

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7. Hit the "Update Template" button once again and you're done. You can head to the device's alarm page to review the alarms you just applied to the logger.