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Control Center Rule Correlation

Two of the things we utilize Control Center for is SLC notification and processes that do not end successfully. We have some transmissions that are monitored on SLCs that are contractual (sla). We do get an alert if the sla transmission has not started yet or is late. However, if the same sla transmission fails, that comes out on Control Center as a different type of alert due to it being a different event type. Currently it seems to be impossible to build what I call an "error in process" rule that can use rule key SLC name. We would like to somehow correlate the failure of the transmission to it being a contractual transmission so that it will be more apparent to the operator. Our only alternative is to build multiple error in process rules that would contain a list of the contractual transmissions and the rule can be named so that when it comes out, the operator knows that the transmission that failed is contractual.

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  • Nov 6 2020
  • Under review
How will this idea be used?

This will be used to provide correlation between a contractual transmission that is on a slc and a transmission failure.

What is your industry? Non-Industry Specific
What is the idea priority? Urgent
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    VIJAY CHOUGULE commented
    16 Dec, 2020 03:24pm

    Thank you for submitting the request for enhancement. We will be reviwing this with development and provide an update shortly.

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    Guest commented
    10 Nov, 2020 01:04pm

    Enhancement