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11g Release 1 (11.1.1)
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About Using Customization in Agents

Using customization in agents enables you to create generic agents that you can use for more than one circumstance. This helps you to reduce the number of agents and conditions that you must create for your organization. It also lets you provide the specific alert required for a particular circumstance.

Customization in an agent is accomplished by overriding the operators and values of prompted filters associated with analyses that are used in the agent. (A prompted filter is a filter whose operator is set to Is Prompted. For more information on prompted filters, see "Creating Column Filters.")

You use analyses in an agent when you specify that the agent is to:

Prompted filters can be customized at various points, depending on how the analysis with which it is associated is used:

When using customization in an agent, keep the following points in mind: