Each alarm generated in the CIMPLICITY system is represented by an instance of the CAmvAlarm class. The alarm has a number of properties including:
An indication of the relative severity of the alarm. Standard classes are HIGH, MEDIUM, and LOW
The resource for the point or device which the alarm is for
The times the alarm was generated and cleared
Under what circumstances the alarm may be deleted from the database
An indication of whether or not the alarm may be manually cleared
Help file name - Alarms may have help files which can be displayed to operators to aid in resolving the problem which caused the alarm
Number of stacked instances of this alarm
Note: A number of AMV API routines return pointers to CAmvAlarm objects. You should never need to create one in your application.
CAmvAlarm class definition.
AMV API Class Reference.