Configuring Email Alerts
  • 12 May 2022
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Configuring Email Alerts

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You can configure the CTERA Edge Filer to send alerts upon important events. The alerts can be sent to up to two email addresses.

To configure the CTERA Edge Filer to send email alerts:

  1. In the Configuration view, select Alerts > Mail Server in the navigation pane.
    The Mail Server page is displayed.
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  2. Configure the settings according to the requirements:
    Deliver email using a custom SMTP server – Enable email alerts.

    • SMTP Server – The SMTP server's IP address.
    • SMTP Port – The SMTP server's port number. The default is 25.

    Server requires authentication – The SMTP server requires authentication.

    • Username – The user name when authenticating to the SMTP server.
    • Password – The password for the user.

    Enable TLS – Use Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption for sending email messages from the CTERA Edge Filer.

  3. Click Save.

  4. In the Configuration view, select Alerts > Email Alerts in the navigation pane.
    The Email Alerts page is displayed.
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  5. Configure the settings according to the requirements:
    Email Recipient 1 – An email address to which email alerts are sent.
    Email Recipient 2 – A second email address to which email alerts are sent.
    Sender Email – The email address for the From field of email alerts.
    Log message of severity – The minimum event severity level for which to send email alerts. For example, if you select Critical, then only Critical, Alert, and Emergency logs are sent to the email recipients.
    Select each type of alert event for which you want emails to be sent:

    • No cloud connectivity – When there is no cloud connectivity for more than the specified number of hours.
    • Last Cloud Backup was more than – When the last cloud backup operation was performed more than the specified number of days ago.
    • Last Cloud Sync was more than – When the last cloud synchronization operation was performed more than the specified number of hours ago.
    • Volume Full – When a volume is more than the specified percentage full.
    • User near storage quota – When the specified percentage of a user's disk storage quota has been consumed.

    Select each type of additional event for which you want emails to be sent:

    • Cloud Backup Success – When a cloud backup operation succeeded.
    • Firmware Updated – When the CTERA Edge Filer firmware has been updated.
    • Device shutdown/started – When the CTERA Edge Filer starts up and shuts down.
  6. Click Revert, if you made changes that were not saved, to revert to display the saved values.

  7. Click Save.

  8. To test the configuration, click Test.
    A test email is sent to the specified email addresses.


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