So the look and feel of both the SNMP and the Syslog Alert/Rule builder is very similar to the Advanced Alert configuration utility with one glaring defect. There is no copy nor is there any export/import actions like we have in the traditional NPM alerts.
For instance right now I am writing SNMP trap rules for traps that come in from our load balancer. Each trap is identical with the exception of a service name that comes in. Each service name gets routed to a different team which means I need a different rule and a different action.
If I had the ability to copy I could simply change the one Trap Details entity and the one Alert action criteria and rinse and repeat until I'm done. Instead I have 12 different trap rules I have to manually build for each of these different criteria and then also build the actions for each of them. Seems like a lot of work for a portion of the product that has almost all the look and feel of the alert manager but not all of the features.
Ok so that is what I want to see long term. Short term if someone could tell me how I could possible copy a rule from the database I am completely comfortable doing that as a workaround.