Creating an Alert

You can create alerts to provide automatic notification about operations, such as failed jobs.


  1. From the navigation pane, click Alerts.

    The Triggered alerts page appears.

  2. In the upper-left area of the page, click Alerts definitions.

    The Alerts definition page appears.

  3. In the upper-right area of the page, click Add alert definition.

    The Add alerts definition dialog box appears.

  4. In the Alert name box, type a name for the

  5. From the Alert type list, click the type of alert you want to create.

    For example, select Backup Job Failed.

  6. If the alert type has a variable in it, in the Value for X box, enter a value for the variable.

    For example, you must define the value for X for the Backup Delay by X Hrs alert type.

  7. Under Entities, select the entities to apply the alert to.

  8. Under Users, for each user to notify, do one of the following:

    • Type the user email address.

    • Type the user or user group name, and from the generated list, select the user or user group.

  9. Click Add.

  10. Click Save.