QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Managing Alert Notification Rules

You can create custom rules to receive alert notifications from the System Logs based on the notification type and keywords in the Alert Notifications screen. You can also specify the delivery methods, contents, and recipients of these notifications.

Button

Task

User Action

Enable or disable the rule

Click .

Preview rule settings

  1. Click .

    The Alert Notifications window appears.

  2. Review the settings, and then click Close.

Edit the rule

  1. Click .

    The Edit Rule for Alert Notifications window appears.

  2. Edit the settings.

  3. Click Confirm.

Unpair from and remove the device or browser

  1. Click .

    A confirmation message appears.

  2. Click Confirm.

Creating an Alert Notification Rule

Before creating a notification rule, ensure that your NAS is registered to an active myQNAPcloud account.

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

    The Create alert notification rule window appears.

  3. Specify a rule name.
  4. Select the events you want recipients to be notified of.
    1. Select a severity level.

      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.

    2. Optional: 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 alert notification filter only accepts keywords that are in English.

  5. Optional: Specify a time range when you want to receive notifications.
  6. Optional: Specify a notification message threshold.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Select a delivery method.
  9. 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.

  10. 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 topics:

    Push Service

    Select one or more recipients.

    Tip:

    To add push notification recipients, see the following topics:

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

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