Special Virus Alert

Configure the following event notification to notify administrators when a virus included in the list of monitored viruses has been detected.

  1. Go to Notifications > Event Notifications.

    The Event Notifications screen appears.

  2. Click Known Threat Activity.

    A list of events appears.

  3. In the Event column, click Special virus alert.

    The Special Virus Alert screen appears.

  4. Type the name of the viruses to monitor.
  5. Specify the following notification settings.

    Settings

    Description

    Period

    Specify the period of time.

  6. Select recipients for the notification.
    1. From the Available Users and Groups list, select contact groups or user accounts.
    2. Click >.

      The selected contact groups or user accounts appear in the Selected Users and Groups list.

  7. Enable one or more of the following notification methods.

    Method

    Description

    Email message

    To customize the email notification template, use supported token variables or modify the text in the Subject and Message fields.

    For more information, see Standard Token Variables, Known Threat Activity Token Variables and Network Access Control Token Variables.

    Windows event log

    To customize the notification template, use supported token variables or modify the text in the Message field.

    For more information, see Standard Token Variables, Known Threat Activity Token Variables and Network Access Control Token Variables.

    Trigger application

    Specify the full path of the application file and any parameters for the command.

    Syslog

    Control Manager can direct syslogs to supported third-party products, including Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis and Response (MARS).

  8. To test if recipients can receive the event notification, click Test.
  9. Click Save.