This article describes how to set an email notification for a default and custom alerts
To set up an email alert for existing alerts click the Edit button under the Manage tab under the Alerts tab:
In the Edit alert dialog change the severity, name, subject, and a body of the alert or just click the Next button:
In the next window of the Edit alert dialog set the interval to check the metric you want to track and click Next:
In the next window set up an email alert:
Select the Send this alert report via email check box. Under Account click on the Click here to configure an account for sending e-mail link:
In the Account settings dialog enter smtp settings, email, and port, and click the OK button:
Enter a recipients name and click Next. Review a summary dialog and if everything is ok click OK:
To check if an account set up is set properly select Send test email option and click Next:
Creating custom alerts
To create a custom alert click the New button and from the drop down list select the Data alert or the Custom script alert
Custom script alert
Enter a name, subject, and a body of a new alert:
Select a server to monitor in the Server deployment window:
Enter a SQL script in a Conditions window:
A custom SQL script must return a numeric value to be used as a trigger for an alert if a value returned by a script is larger than a value specified in a trigger text box.
In the Create a new alert dialog set the name, subject and a body of an alert:
Select a server to monitor in the Server Deployment window:
Set alert conditions by filtering captured data for desired events by using the advanced filter and click Next:
Click Next and perform the same steps as for the built in alerts regarding the email notifications and setting the interval for conditions check.
To create a new data alert:
The same steps as for the built in, and the custom script alerts are required regarding the email notifications and setting the interval for conditions check.
Note: When an email account is set once the application will use the configured account always.