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How to Configure Email Alerts for System Logs

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Created On 09/25/18 17:36 PM - Last Updated 07/29/19 17:51 PM
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In order to email alerts for system logs, the steps below have to be followed:

  1. Create E-mail Server Profile.
  2. Go to Devices > Log Setting - System to setup email alerts.

 

Email Server Profile

Go to Device > Server Profile > Email, click Add and fill the required fields (as per the example below):

  • Name: Enter a name for the email settings.
  • Server: Enter a name to identify the server (1-31 characters).
  • Display name: Email Server.
  • From: Enter the From email address.
  • To: Enter the email address of the recipient.
  • Cc: Optionally, enter the email address of another recipient.
  • Gateway: Enter the IP address or host name of the Simple Mail Transport Protocol.

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Log Setting - System Logs

Go to Devices > Log Setting > System.

  • Select the severity of the system log for which email alerts have to be configured. In this case, only severity = critical system logs are being configured to be sent through email.
  • Once clicking on the severity, select the email profile configured from the dropdown for email.

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See Also

For more information about configuring Email alerts, which includes a way to test the email and configure system logs based on severity, please see:

How to Configure Email Alerts

 

owner: mvenkatesan



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