Set up Active Directory synchronization email alerts

If you use role-based administration, you must have the System configuration right to configure the Active Directory synchronization email alerts. For more information, see Managing roles and sub-estates.

You can set up email alerts to be sent to your chosen recipients about new computers and groups discovered during synchronizations with Active Directory. If you choose to protect computers in synchronized groups automatically, you can also set up alerts about automatic protection failures.

  1. On the Tools menu, select Configure email alerts.
    The Configure email alerts dialog box is displayed.
  2. If SMTP settings have not been configured, or if you want to view or change the settings, click Configure.
    In the Configure SMTP settings dialog box, enter the details as described below.
    1. In the Server address text box, type the host name or IP address of the SMTP server.
    2. In the Sender text box, type an email address to which bounces and non-delivery reports can be sent.
    3. Click Test to test the connection.
  3. In the Recipients panel, click Add.
    The Add a new email alert recipient dialog box appears.
  4. In the Email address field, enter the address of your recipient.
  5. In the Language field, select the language in which email alerts should be sent.
  6. In the Subscriptions pane, select “Active Directory synchronization” email alerts you want to send to this recipient.

    “Active Directory synchronization” email alerts:

    • New groups discovered
    • New computers discovered
    • Automatic computer protection has failed