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How to create SAN link alerts

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How to setup SAN target event notifications and send to a email address using custom alerts using event catalog :

event catalog show -message-name scsitarget.fct.reset

     Message Name: scsitarget.fct.reset
         Severity: NOTICE
      Description: This message occurs when the FCT adapter is being reset.
Corrective Action: UNKNOWN
   SNMP Trap Type: Severity-based
    Is Deprecated: false

     Message Name: scsitarget.fct.linkError
         Severity: ERROR
      Description: This message occurs when a Fibre Channel (FC) Host Bus Adapter (HBA) encounters a physical layer issue. This might result in the frame being dropped. The following are examples of protocol errors that result in this message: - Bad start of frame (SOF) - Bad end of frame (EOF) - CRC error - Running disparity error - Link Reset primitive detection
Corrective Action: Recurring instances of this message indicate a physical layer issue. Perform the following recovery actions: - Verify that the overall SAN fabric is healthy. - Verify that the SFP is healthy at both endpoints, replace if necessary. - Clean or replace the cables. Contact technical support with the code and status information for further analysis.
   SNMP Trap Type: Severity-based
    Is Deprecated: false

Example Error:
fct_tpd_thread_3: scsitarget.fct.reset:notice]: Resetting Fibre Channel target adapter 1a

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