How to configure email or syslog notifications to monitor the service

Notifications such as email or syslog can be configured to monitor the Cloud Link Service. You will be notified when the following events occur:

  • Cloud Link Service goes offline
  • Offline Cloud Link Service is back online
  • Cloud Link Service CPU, memory, or disk storage thresholds are exceeded

Note: You must install the New Health and Wellness to add the required notification. For more information, see New Health and Wellness.

Notifications can be set up on the NetWitness Platform user interface by configuring the output, server settings, and notification.

Configure email or syslog output

This is the notification type, namely email and syslog. When you set up a notification, you must specify the notification output for an alert.

To configure email or syslog as a notification:

  1. Go to admin icon Admin > System.

  2. In the options panel, select Global Notifications.

    The Notifications configuration panel is displayed with the Output tab open. email notification

  3. On the Output tab, from the drop-down menu, select Email or Syslog.

    The following is an example of email notification: Define Email Notification

  4. In the Define Email Notification dialog, provide the required information and click Save.

Configure email or syslog server settings as a notification server

This is the source of the notifications and must be configured to specify the email server or syslog server settings.

To configure email or syslog settings as a notification server:

  1. Go to admin icon Admin > System.

  2. In the options panel, select Global Notifications.

    The Notifications configuration panel is displayed with the Output tab open.

  3. Click the Servers tab. Server settings

  4. From the drop-down menu, select Email or Syslog.

    The following is an example for email server: Server

  5. In the Define Email Notification Server dialog, provide the required information and click Save.

Add a email or syslog notification

To add a notification:

  1. Go to admin icon Admin > Health & Wellness.

  2. Click New Health & Wellness.

  3. Click View Notifications Settings.

  4. Specify the following:

    • Output Type: Select the Notification type as Email or Syslog.
    • Recipient: Select the recipient based on the output type selected.
    • Notification Server: Select the notification server that will send the notification.
    • Template: Notification template as Email or Syslog.
  5. If you want to add another notification, click Add Condition and repeat step 4.

    Note: You can specify a maximum of four conditions in the notification settings.

  6. Click Save.


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