Enable or Disable Sending Alert E-Mail

To enable or disable sending e-mail notifications for alerts on your managed computers, use the Alert Notification Options dialog box. If you enable these e-mail notifications, alert notifications are sent to the EssentialBusinessServerAlerts distribution list. Regardless of your choice, alerts on managed computers always appear in the Windows EBS Administration Console.


You must use an account that is in the Domain Admins group to perform this procedure.

To enable or disable sending alert e-mails

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Windows Essential Business Server, and then click Windows Essential Business Server Administration Console.

  2. Click the Computers and Devices tab, and then in the tasks pane, click Alert Notification Options.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • To enable alert notifications by e-mail, select the Send alert notifications by e-mail checkbox.
    • To disable alert notifications by e-mail, clear the Send alert notifications by e-mail checkbox.
  4. Click OK.