Add Alert Profile

Use this page to add or edit Profile parameters.
  1. Go to System management > Monitor > Alerts > Profile > and click Add to add a new Alert Profile.
  2. Specify the parameters based on description shown below.
    Profile name
    Specify a name to identify the Profile.
    Send email(s) alert to

    Specify comma separated recipient email address(s) to send alert notification through email.

    You need to configure email server from System management > System settings > System > Notification > to send email alerts on specified email address(s).

    Even if a mail server is not configured, the created alert will be displayed under Alerts tab.

    Select devices or device groups.
    Email type
    Select Composite to send emails with alerts of all devices managed by Sophos Firewall Manager. Alternatively, select By device to send individual emails for alerts of each device.
    Note The email subject displays the firewall name and serial number, the SFM serial number, and the specified profile name of the alert.
    Alerts criteria

    Configure alert criteria. Select checkbox against criterion to be configured and specify value for the criterion.

    Available criteria:

    • Any subscription module expires within
    • CPU usage exceeds
    • Memory usage exceeds
    • Disk usage exceeds
    • Total Intrusion attack count exceeds
    • Critical Intrusion attack count exceeds
    • Web virus count exceeds
    • Mail Virus count exceeds
    • Total virus count exceeds
    • Spam Mail count exceeds
    • Objectionable + Unproductive surfing hits
    • ATP events exceed
    • End-points with Security Heartbeat in Red state exceeds
    • End-points Security Heartbeat changed to Red state exceeds
    • End-points with missing Security Heartbeat exceeds
    • Device connected/disconnected from central management
    • Device Gateway status change
    • VPN connection status change
    • HA status change
    • RED tunnel status change
    • Hostname Change

    Specify the duration of sending notifications in Notify me field. The duration can be in hours or minutes.

    Specify description of the alert profile.
    Figure: Add Alert Profile
  3. Click Save.