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Emailing a web page

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Created by Nanette.Neal, last modified by Nanette.Neal on Jul 25, 2016

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The Edit E-mail Web Page Action window includes several tabs for configuration. The following procedure configures an e-mail URL action for an advanced alert.

Note: Emails are sent in plain text.

To configure an email web page action for an advanced alert:

1. Click E-mail a Web Page, and then then click OK.

2. Complete the To, CC, BCC, Name, and Reply Address fields.

Note: You must provide at least one address in the To field. When entering multiple addresses, you may only separate addresses with a comma. Some pager systems require a valid reply address to complete the page.

3. Click SMTP Server.

4. Type the Hostname or IP Address of your SMTP Server and the designated SMTP Port Number.

Note: The SMTP server hostname or IP address field is required. You cannot email a web page without identifying the SMTP server.

5. Click URL, and then type the Subject of your alert email.

Note: Messaging is disabled if both Subject and URL fields are empty.

6. If you want to insert a variable in to the Subject field, click the location of the new variable, and then complete the following procedure:

a. Click Insert Variable, select a Variable Category, and then select the variable to add.

b. If you want to change the parser, check Change Parser, and then select the parser you want to use.

c. If you want to define the SQL variable to copy to the clipboard, check Define SQL Variable, and then click Insert Variable From Above List.

d. Click Build Selected Variable.

7. Provide the URL of your alert email.

Note: Messaging is disabled if both Subject and URL fields are empty.

8. If the web server of the URL you want to email requires user access authentication, provide both the Web Server UserID and the Web Server Password in the Optional Web Server Authentication area.

9. Click Time of Day, and then enter the time period and select the days when you want to activate your alert action.

10. If you want to enable alert escalation, click Alert Escalation, and then check any of the following options, as appropriate for your alert:

  • To disable the action when the alert has been acknowledged, check Do not execute this Action if the Alert has been Acknowledged.
  • To execute the action repeatedly, as long as the trigger condition exists, check Execute this Action repeatedly while the Alert is Triggered and then provide an appropriate action execution interval.
  • To delay alert action execution, check Delay the execution of this Action, and then provide an appropriate interval for the alert engine to wait after the alert condition is met before executing the alert action.

11. If you are finished configuring your URL email alert action, click OK.

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11:26, 25 Jul 2016