About Network Security Management

Defining Alerts and Notifications

You can set up several different types of alerts and corresponding rules for them, but they have to be defined at the device level.

To define an alert

  1. Navigate to the Inventory list at Manager View | HOME > Firewall > Inventory.
  2. Click the system you want to set up an alert for. The system will redirect you to the Firewall View.
  3. Navigate to Scheduled Reports > Rules.

  4. Click + Add Rule.

  5. On the Details page of the wizard:
    1. Enter the Report Name.
    2. Enter the Report Description.
    3. Select the Report Type. The options are Flow, CTA, and Management.
    4. From Reports section, select the type of the report. Click to drill down to the specific report. You can also select all if required.

      The options depend on the Report Type you have previously selected.

      • If you have selected Flow, the options are RealTime Reports, Dashboard Reports, and Details Reports.
      • If you have selected CTA, the options are CTA Reports.
      • If you have selected Management, the options are Subscription Reports and Inventory Reports.
    5. Click Next.
  6. On the Device Selection page, select the desired Firewall or Group.
  7. Click Next.
  8. On the Delivery Configuration page:

    1. Select the Delivery Interval. The options are Daily, Weekly, and Monthly. The options you would see for scheduling the alert depends on the Delivery Interval you have selected.
    2. Select the Schedule Time from the drop-down.
    3. (Conditional) Select the Schedule Day if you have selected Weekly or Monthly options for the Delivery Interval.
    4. Select the Delivery Type. The options are Archive or Email.
    5. Select Email Destination from the drop-down menu.
    6. Specify the Email ID, Subject and Email Body.
    7. Select the option to ZIP Report, if required.
    8. Select the option Password Protect to protect the data with a password.
    9. Select the option Use Custom Logo to use a customized logo.
    10. Click Next.
  9. On the Review page:

    1. Review the rule. If adjustments are needed, click Previous to go back to the other screens and make the appropriate changes.
    2. Click Save if the rule is correct.
  10. Verify that the rule appears in the Rules table.

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