Test Alarm

  1. Navigate to Admin|Alarms on the WQData LIVE project page.

Access WQData LIVE Project Alarm Menu


  1. Select the ‘Enabled’ display option to view all active alarms. Cick on the one that should be tested.

Enabled Alarm List


  1. Ensure all desired alarm recipients are listed in the Trigger Action field and click the orange TEST button in the footer of the configuration summary list.

Click the TEST button at the bottom of the alarm summary list


  1. Confirm the test and click OK to dismiss the test success prompt.

Test Alarm confirmation prompt


Alarm test success


  1. Wait approximatly 5 minutes for the test notification email(s) to be sent to the recipient list.
    1. Values of zero will be displayed for all parameters involved with the alarm in the test email.
    2. Note that text messages may have minor to severe delays depending on the ISP.
    3. If recipients do not recieve the test email:
      1. Verify the notification list was properly entered into the Trigger Action field using 1 email address per line and containing no leading or trailing spaces or extra characters.
      2. Check the recipient’s spam or junk folders as the message may be flagged.

Alarm Test email