Configuring Notification Method Settings

Navigate to Administration > Event Center > General Event Settings.

The Event Center Settings screen appears.

See the following sections for details about configuring different notification methods.

Setting Email Notifications

  1. Under SMTP Server Settings, type the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) (for example, or IP address of the SMTP server in the field provided.
  2. Specify the port number in the Port field.
  3. Type the Control Manager sender email address in the field provided. Control Manager uses this address as the sender address (a requirement for some SMTP servers).
  4. To use ESMTP, select Enable ESMPT.
  5. Type the user name and password in the fields provided for ESMPT authentication.
  6. Select the authentication method from the Authentication list.
  7. Click Save.

Setting Pager Notifications

  1. Under COM Port, select the appropriate Pager COM port from the list.
  2. Click Save.

Setting SNMP Notifications

  1. Under SNMP Trap Settings, specify the Community name.
  2. Specify the SNMP trap Server IP address.
  3. Click Save.

Setting Syslog Notifications

  1. Under Syslog Settings, type the Server IP address and Server Port of the syslog server.
  2. Select the Facility for syslogs from the list.
  3. Click Save.

Triggering a Specified Application

  1. Under Trigger Application Settings, select Use a specified user to trigger the application.
  2. Type the user name and password of the user who triggers the specified application.
  3. Click Save.

Setting MSN Messenger Notifications

  1. Under MSN Messenger Settings, specify the MSN Messenger email address. This is the user name in MSN Messenger.
  2. Type the email address password.
  3. If you use a proxy server to connect to the Internet, select Connect using a proxy server to connect to the MSN server.
    1. Specify the proxy server Host name and Port.
    2. Select the proxy server protocol—SOCKS 4 or SOCKS 5.
    3. Type the logon name and password used for proxy authentication.
  4. Click Save.