Throughout the course of this book, we've interacted with event attributes in many different contexts. As you might guess, these attributes define the details of an event in Zenoss Core. However, not all attributes are applicable to each event. The most obvious place to witness the event attributes and how they are applied is in the event log, which we covered in Chapter 6, Core Event Management. Also in Chapter 6, Core Event Management we reviewed event views, which determine how events show up in the event console—all predicated on the event attributes listed in this appendix.
We can also use the event attributes to process events in relation to: