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Diagnostic Modules: Create a Diagnostic Watch

Configuration Options     Related Tasks     

Use this set of pages to create a watch for a diagnostic module. To configure all options for the watch, you must set options on the first page, click Next to navigate to the next page, set the option on that page, etc. When finished, click Finish to save the configuration.

Configuration Options

Name Description
Watch Name

The name of the WebLogic Diagnostic Framework (WLDF) bean.

MBean Attribute:

Changes take effect after you redeploy the module or restart the server.

Watch Type

The rule-expression type for the watch: HARVESTER_RULE_TYPE refers to harvested data, LOG_RULE_TYPE refers to server log entry data, DOMAIN_LOG_RULE_TYPE refers to domain log entry data, and EVENT_DATA_RULE_TYPE refers to instrumentation event data. The default type is HARVESTER_RULE_TYPE.

For information on rule expressions, see "Using the Diagnostics Framework for Oracle WebLogic Server" at

MBean Attribute:

Enable Watch

Specifies whether the Watch Notification component is enabled.

If true (the default), all configured watches are activated, incoming data or events are evaluated against the rules, and notifications are sent when rule conditions are met. If false, all watches are rendered inactive.

MBean Attribute:

Config Watch Alarm

Specifies whether to use an alarm for the watch. If an alarm is used, this also sets the type of alarm: manual or automatic. Before it will evaluate to true again, a manually reset alarm must be reset in the Console or programmatically. An automatic reset alarm will reset after the specified time period has elapsed.

MBean Attribute:

Automatic reset period (in seconds)

For automatic reset alarms, specify the number of seconds to wait after the watch rule evaluates to true before the alarm is automatically reset. The minimum value you can enter is 1 (stored as 1000 milliseconds).

MBean Attribute:

Minimum value: 1000


The notifications enabled for this watch.

MBean Attribute:

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