QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Creating an Event Notification Rule

  1. Go to System Notification Rules > Event Notifications.
  2. Click Create Rule.

    The Create event notification rule window appears.

  3. Specify a rule name.
  4. Select the events you want recipients to be notified of.
    Tip:

    To select all events, select Select all.

    To display only the events for a specific application or service, select the item from the Displayed Items drop-down menu.

  5. Click Next.
  6. Select one or more severity levels.

    Severity Level

    Description

    Information

    Information messages inform users of changes in the NAS settings or its applications.

    Warning

    Warning messages inform users of events when NAS resources, such as storage space and memory, are critically low, or when the hardware behaves abnormally.

    Error

    Error messages inform users of problems that occur when the system tries to update or run applications or processes or when it fails to enable or disable NAS features.

  7. Specify a keyword filter.

    Filter

    Description

    All messages

    Notification Center sends all notifications that are classified under the types you selected.

    Includes

    Notification Center sends only the notifications that are classified under the types you selected and includes the keywords you specify.

    To add keyword filters, click , and then specify one or more keywords.

    Excludes

    Notification Center sends only the notifications that are classified under the types you selected and excludes the keywords you specify.

    To add keyword filters, click , and then specify one or more keywords.

    Important:

    The event notification filter only accepts keywords that are in English or in any of the languages specified on the Event Notifications screen.

  8. Specify a time range when you want to receive notifications.
  9. Click Next.
  10. Select a delivery method.
  11. Configure the sender information.

    Method

    User Action

    Email

    1. Select an SMTP server.

      Tip:

      To add an SMTP server, see Configuring an Email Notification Server.

    2. Optional: Specify a custom subject line.

      This text replaces the original email subject line. Use this to help recipients better understand the notifications they receive.

    3. Optional: Select Send email as plain text.

    SMS

    Select an SMSC server.

    Note:

    To add an SMSC server, see Configuring an SMS Notification Server.

    Instant Messaging or Push Service

    Notification Center automatically assigns QBot.

  12. Configure the recipient information.

    Method

    User Action

    Email

    1. Click Select NAS User.

      The Select NAS User window appears.

    2. Select one or more NAS users.

    3. Click Finish.

      The Select NAS User window closes.

      Tip:
      • To add a recipient, click Add, and then specify their email address.

      • To delete a recipient, click .

    SMS

    1. Click Select NAS User.

      The Select NAS User window appears.

    2. Select one or more NAS users.

    3. Click Finish.

      The Select NAS User window closes.

    4. Select a country code for each recipient.

      Tip:
      • To add a recipient, click Add, and then specify their cell phone number.

      • To delete a recipient, click .

    Instant Messaging

    Select one or more recipients.

    Tip:

    To add instant messaging notification recipients, see the following topic:

    Push Service

    Select one or more recipients.

    Tip:

    To add push notification recipients, see the following topics:

  13. Optional: Click to send a test message.
  14. Optional: Click Add Pair to create a new pair.
  15. Click Next.
  16. Verify the rule settings.
  17. Click Finish.

    Notification Center displays the new rule on the Event Notifications screen.