You can send an e-mail message to an administrator when a server
or connector enters a warning state or critical state. The server
and connector states are set on the Monitoring tab of a
server or connector. The subject line and body of the e-mail
message are automatically created; their content depends on which
server is monitoring the servers and connectors in your
organization, and which servers and connectors are being monitored.
However, if problems exist between the monitoring server and the
server or connector being monitored, the message may not be
delivered. You can also create a script to provide a
backup method of notifying an administrator.
Right-click the Notification folder, point to
New, and then click E-mail notification.
To specify which server performs the monitoring and produces
the notification, in Monitoring server:, click
Select, and then select a server.
To choose the server or connector about which you want to be
notified, in Servers and connectors to monitor: select the
appropriate servers and connectors. To create a customized list of
servers or connectors, in Servers and connectors to
monitor:, select Custom list of servers or Custom
list of connectors, and then click Customize. In
Custom List, click Add, and then select a server or
To select a recipient, in To and CC, type an
e-mail address, or click To and CC to browse a list
In E-mail server, type a server name or click E-mail
server to browse through a list of servers.
In Subject:, type the subject and body of the
notification e-mail message that will be sent. Although it is
recommended that you use the default settings, you can use Windows
Management Instrumentation (WMI) placeholders to customize the
content of the e-mail notification.