The variables are the building blocks of a custom alert format and can be added or removed to suit your needs. The table below explains the variables used in a custom alert format for a more comprehensive guide refer to Alert Profile and Action Profile Variables.
|$DISPLAYNAME$||The name of the entity as it appears in the up.time Web interface.|
A system can have a different display name than the hostname. For example, you can assign the display name Toronto Mail Server to a system with the host name 10.1.1.6.
|$DATETIME$||The date and time at which the alert was generated. This appears in the subject line of the message.|
|$SERVICENAME$||The name of the service, along with the name of the host for which the alert has been generated. This appears in the subject line of the message.|
|$SERVICESTATE$||One of the following:|
This appears in the subject line of the message.
|$DATE$||The date on which the alert was generated.|
|$TIME$||The time at which the alert was generated.|
|$HOSTNAME$||The name of the host for which this alert was generated.|
|$HOSTSTATE$||One of the following:|
|$TYPE$||The type of notification:|
|$OUTPUT$||The output of the monitor that generated the alert.|