ipMonitor offers a variety of Alerts that can notify users when a Monitor detects a problem. This tutorial walks you through the process of configuring and testing a Simple Email Alert. The Simple Email Alert sends a dynamically formatted email to a designated email address (or list of addresses).
This type of Alert:
Note: For detailed information regarding the capabilities described above, please refer to the Alerts section of the ipMonitor Administrator's Guide.
This tutorial assumes that your computer meets the minimum requirements to run ipMonitor 8, and that you have the ipMonitor software currently installed on your system.
To get the most out of this tutorial, ensure that you have a Profile already configured within the ipMonitor software. If you have not yet configured a Profile, refer to the tutorial entitled Add an Alerting Profile.
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To add a Simple Email Alert, proceed with the following:
Once the Simple Email Alert has been added, you can test it against a Monitor. If you haven't added a Monitor to the Profile, please refer to the tutorial entitled Add an Alerting Profile for detailed instructions on performing this action.
For more information regarding Profiles, refer to the Alerts section of ipMonitor's Context-Sensitive Help system, then select About Profiles. The Context-Sensitive Help can be accessed by clicking the Help link located in the top right corner of ipMonitor's Administration web interface.
For information on other features and concepts related to those discussed in this article, refer to the following ipMonitor resources:
Last Updated: August 1, 2006 | What did you think of this topic?