To configure a new notification group you need to specify the set of the parameters described below.

Name

Specify a descriptive name that is recognizable in a dropdown when assigning groups to alerts and reports.

Schedule

A schedule determines when groups will receive alerts regarding device errors.

Address Type

The drop-down lists different alert-delivery mechanisms including:

  • Email
  • SMS
  • Custom Notification Script
  • Wireless Email
  • SNMP Alerts
  • Phone
  • Pager

Template

You can select different templates with specific information for different groups.

Address Detail

The label defaults to “New Email” and changed based upon which address type is selected above.  The form changes the input fields and the content validation based on the type of the selected address.

The following video tutorial will walk you through the basic setup of an alert group.