5.4. Email subscriptions
This chapter explains how to create and manage email notifications within the Web Management Interface. The following topics are included in this chapter:
5.4.1. Managing email subscriptions
Email subscriptions can be conifgured to send activity notifications when performed by a specific user. It allows administrators to define:
- Who will recieve the notification.
- Which profile the notification be set against.
- Which event will trigger the email notification.
Before email notifications can be sent, the following settings must be configured:
- An SMTP server must be available and the setting configured on the virtual appliance. See SMTP Configuration.
- The user must have a valid email address set. See Creating users.
To view the Manage email subscriptions page, click Email subscriptions in the left-hand menu. The Manage email subscriptions page lists all subscriptions configured at present.
5.4.2. New email subscription
The New subscription button allows you to create a new notification (or more than one).
To add a new email subscription:
On the Manage email subscriptions page, click on New subscription. The New email subscription window opens.
In the Choose user(s) window, select a user or multiple users who will receive the email notification(s). Click Choose.
The window only lists users who have an email address configured.
In the Choose profile(s) window, select a profile that the email notification will be sent against when a specific event occurs. The user will receive notification on all devices listed within the profile.
In the Choose email subscription(s) window, select the event(s) to notify.
The subscription types are:
Heading Event Connections A new user has been added to a device through a profile, or a user has single signed on to a device. PBM Alerts Monitors ODC logins, and alerts when a new IP address has been used. Tasks A user has successfully run a device task.
Click Create. An email message will be automatically sent to the users to inform them that email notifications has been setup against their user.
5.4.3. Editing an email subscription
The inline editing functionality within the Manage email subscriptions page allows you to update the Email subscription details.
Click on the icon at the end of each row to edit the individual email subscription. To update multiple email subscriptions, highlight a number of email subscription and then right-click and click Edit. Update the Multiple-row editor window and click Save changes.
5.4.4. Deleting an email subscription
Deleting an email subscription stops notifications being emailed to a user.
To delete an email subscription from the Manage email subscriptions page, click on the icon at the end of the row.