Option 3.9. Delete Button: Delete an Alarm

Alarms are automatically deleted once they have been successfully acknowledged and/or reset, as long as their deletion requirements have been met.

When and if an alarm can be manually deleted depends on two factors.

Specified alarm conditions must be met, or

A user is given the privilege to override the specified conditions.

  1. Specify deletion requirements:

  1. Do one of the following, depending on the alarm being configured.

Method 1. Configure a system alarm.

  1. Select Project>Alarms in the Workbench left pane.

  2. Double-click the appropriate Alarm ID in the Workbench right pane.

The Alarm Definition dialog box opens.

Method 2. Configure a point alarm.

  1. Select the Points icon.

  2. Double-click the appropriate Point ID in the right pane of the Workbench.

The Point Properties dialog box opens.

  1. Select the Alarm Options tab.

  1. Check Acknowledge to require acknowledgement before an alarm can be deleted.

  2. Check Reset to require resetting before an alarm can be deleted.

  1. Specify user privileges.

  1. Open the Role Properties dialog box for each role that should have alarm deletion privileges.

  2. Select the Privileges tab.

  3. Check Delete Alarms.

  1. Open the Alarm Viewer.

  2. Click Delete.

Result: If the specified conditions are met, the alarm will be deleted.

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Step 3. Work with the AMV Control/Stand-alone AMV Buttons.