Edge Filer Notifications
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CTERA Edge Filer include comprehensive notifications.

Notifications are viewed in the dashboard or from every screen by clicking the Notifications icon, image.png.

The Dashboard Notifications Panel

The notification menu displays the following alert categories.

  • Device Health
  • Cloud Health
  • Security

A category without any alerts is green and a category with alerts is orange, warning alerts, or red, error alerts, depending on the severity of the alerts. If a category has both orange and red alerts, the category color is red.
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You can filter the alerts that are displayed in the Notifications panel by clicking the tick mark in the category.
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Note

The actual number of notifications displayed with the Notifications icon, image.png, doesn't change when the list is filtered.

Hiding and Unhiding Alerts

You can hide alerts that you do not want to handle by clicking the arrow to the right of the alert and in the Details window that is displayed checking Hide Notification and then clicking OK.
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Note

Where the alert can be fixed within the user interface, the Details window include a link, click here to the location in the user interface where the issue can be fixed.

For example, clicking click here for the alert that Active Directory is not configured, displays the Windows File Sharing screen in which the connection tp Active Directory can be defined.

When an alert is hidden, the number of alerts displayed with the image.png icon is reduced by one.

Switch between the list of hidden and active alerts by clicking Hidden Notifications to see the list of all the alerts that have been hidden, and Active Notifications to display all the active alerts.

You can unhide alerts that were hidden by clicking the arrow to the right of the alert while displaying the hidden notifications, and in the Details window that is displayed checking Unhide Notification and then clicking OK.
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When an alert is unhidden, the number of alerts displayed with the image.png icon is increased by one.

Accessing the Log Viewer

To display the log viewer, click View Log.

The Notifications icon, image.png, Panel

Clicking the Notifications icon, image.png, displays a Notifications panel with all the current notifications displayed, either as active notifications or hidden notifications if any notifications have been marked as hidden.

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The hidden/active and log view options are the same as described in Hiding and Unhiding Alerts and Accessing the Log Viewer respectively.


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