Use to ignore transient alarms.
Some Spotlight alarms may last only a few seconds or minutes, and are not significant for the system under investigation. When these transient alarms occur frequently, they can even be counter-productive: they fill the Alarm Log with useless data; and they can obscure other alarms that are more important.
How to open this dialog
Where the alarm has (not) been active in the last n minutes:
In the minutes box, enter or select the amount of time that Spotlight will use as a threshold value.