Reporting: Alert Permissions Dialog

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In the Alert Permissions dialog, the users with 'Read & Write' access permission can set access permissions for an alert to configure permissions in the Alert Permissions dialog.


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Configure Reporting Engine

Configure Reporting Engine

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Configure an alert

Configure an Alert

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Schedule an alertSchedule an Alert

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View an alert

View an Alert

Administrator/ AnalystInvestigate an alertInvestigate an Alert
Administrator/ AnalystManage an alert and alert template*Manage an Alert and Alert Template

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The Alert permissions dialog allows you to set alert permissions depending on the user role.

The following figure is an example with the important features labeled.

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1Click MonitorReports to view the Manage tab.
2Click Alerts to open the Alert view.

Click > Permissions. The Alert Permissions dialog box is displayed.

4Based on the user role, select the appropriate options.
5(Optional) Select the checkbox if you want to automatically provide read access permission to dependent rules.
6Click Save.

Note: If a User (other than a super user) creates an alert, super users will not be able to access the alert.

The following table lists the columns in the Alert Permissions dialog.

Column Description
RolesDisplays all the user roles in the NetWitness user interface.

Read & Write

Allows you to apply 'Read&Write' access to the alert.

Read OnlyAllows you to apply only 'Read' access to the alert.

No Access

By selecting this permission, you cannot access or view the alert.

Apply Read-only permission to Rules in the AlertsAllows you to automatically apply permissions to the rules in the alerts.


Cancels all the changes made to the permissions.

SaveSaves the selection and provides access to the role based on the selection.
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