The ID of a rule depends on what type of rule it is. The Rule Id is made up of the following parts.
The different parts are separated with dots.
|MPID||This is the management pack ID. This must be included to make the rule ID unique in the management group. To learn more about MPID, see Management pack naming|
|Description||This is a description of the rule.|
|Rule Type||This is the type of rule. Possible values are Alert or Collection.|
|Suffix||This should be Rule.|
Using the table above we get the following examples:
|Rule Type||Rule Information||Rule ID (MPID left out)|
|Collection Rule||Collects temperature values from a temperature sensor.||MPID.Temperature.Collection.Rule|
|Alert||Alerts if the following events are found:
EventID: 155, 156, 167
|Eventlog||Collect the following event:
The rule display name is harder to set any fixed rules for. The display name is what is shown in the Operations Console.
Based on the examples above the following display names coud be used.
|Rule ID (MPID left out)||Display Name|
|MPID.Temperature.Collection.Rule||Collect temperature value|