4. Next, if you desire, you may change the number of device readings required to trigger an alarm using the delay feature. This defaults to zero readings, which means that, depending on your sample rate, the alarm will trigger right away once the condition you specified has been reached.
- You can enter any number of readings you like, but remember this number multiplied by your sample rate (which is calculated for you on the page) is the length of time a condition must be met before the alarm actually triggers.
- You can also set multiple delays for different notification groups using the alarm escalation feature. This article focuses on standard alarms with just one delay, but for more information on alarm escalation, click here.