How to Create a Notification Subscriber in Essentials

Applies To: System Center Essentials 2010

In System Center Essentials 2010, creating a notification subscriber defines when and from which devices notifications can be sent. The following procedure describes how to configure subscribers for notifications. You must first enable a notification channel before you perform this procedure. After this procedure is complete, you must create a notification subscription that defines the format of the notification message and any filters, such as age or severity of the alert.

To create a notification subscriber

  1. In the Essentials console, click the Administration button.

  2. In the Administration pane, expand Notifications, right-click Subscribers, and then click New Subscriber, which will start the Notification Subscriber wizard.

  3. On the Description page, type a display name for this subscriber in the Subscriber Name text box, and then click Next.

  4. On the Schedule page, select Always send notifications, or if you want to schedule when notifications should be sent to subscribers, click Notify only during the specified times and create a date range. Click Next.

  5. On the Addresses page, click Add. When the Subscriber Address dialog box opens, type a descriptive name for the subscriber’s address in the text box, and then click Next.

  6. On the Channel page of the Subscriber Address dialog box, select the channel type, provide a delivery e-mail address for the selected channel, and then click Next.

  7. On the Schedule page of the Subscriber Address dialog box, select to always send notifications to subscribers or specify the times when you want to deliver notifications to subscribers.

  8. Click Finish to create the notification subscriber, and then click Close to exit the wizard.

  9. Repeat these steps to define additional notification subscribers. To view new subscribers, in the Administration pane, expand Notifications, and then click Subscribers.

See Also


How to Create an E-Mail Notification Channel in Essentials


Notifications Node in Essentials