Global Notifications Panel

Global Notifications panel introduces the features for configuring notification settings. Global Notifications configurations define notifications settings for Event Source Management (ESM), Health and Wellness, Global Audit Logging, Event Stream Analysis (ESA), and Respond.

In the Global Notifications panel, you can configure the following global notification settings:

  • Notification Outputs
  • Notification Servers
  • Templates

Note: ESA SNMP notifications are not supported for NetWitness Platform 11.3 and later.

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Administrator Configure Notification Servers Servers Tab
Administrator Configure Notification Outputs Output Tab

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Configure Notification Templates

Templates Tab

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Quick Look

To access the Notifications configuration panel:

  1. In the main menu, select ADMIN > System.
  2. In the options panel, select Global Notifications.

Global Notifications Panel in system tab

1 Displays the Global Notification Panel.
2 Displays the Output Tab
3 Displays the Servers Tab
4 Displays the Templates Tab

Toolbar and Features

The Global Notifications panel has three tabs: Output, Servers, and Templates.

Feature Description
Output tab This tab enables you to configure notification outputs. See Output Tab for more information.
Servers tab This tab enables you to configure notification servers. See Servers Tab for more information.
Templates tab This tab enables you to configure notification templates. See Templates Tab for more information.

This table describes the columns in the grid for Notification Outputs and Notification Servers.

Column Description
netwitness_iconcheckbox.png Selects a row for an action in the toolbar. Clicking the checkbox in the column title selects or deselects all rows in the grid.
Enable Indicates whether the configuration is enabled. A solid colored green circle indicates that a configuration is enabled. A blank white circle indicates that a configuration is not enabled.
Name A name that identifies or labels the configuration.
Output The configuration output. The outputs are Email, SNMP, Syslog, and Script.
Description A brief description about the configuration.
Last Modified Shows the date and time of the last configuration change.
Actions Provides an Actions menu netwitness_ic-actns.png for the selected configuration with actions that can be taken on the configuration. The Actions menu enables you to delete, edit, duplicate, and export the configuration.

This table describes the columns in the grid for Notification Templates.

Column Description
netwitness_iconcheckbox.png Selects a row for an action in the toolbar. Clicking the checkbox in the column title selects or deselects all rows in the grid.
Name A name that identifies or labels the template.
Template Type The type of template. The types are Audit Logging, Event Stream Analysis, Event Source Monitoring, and Health Alarms.
Description A brief description about the template.
Actions Provides an Actions menu netwitness_ic-actns.png for the selected configuration with actions that can be taken on the template. The Actions menu enables you to delete, edit, duplicate, and export the template.

Global Notifications Panel Toolbar

The Global Notifications panel toolbar is at the top of the Output, Servers, and Templates tabs.

The following figure shows the toolbar on the Output and Servers tabs.

Global Notifications toolbar

The following figure shows the toolbar on the Templates tab.

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The following table describes the features of the Global Notifications panel toolbar.

Feature Description
netwitness_iconadddevice.png

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Adds a notification server on the Servers tab, adds a notification output (notification) on the Output tab, and adds a notification template on the Templates tab.
On the Servers and Output tabs, you can select to configure Email, SNMP, Syslog, and Script notification settings.
netwitness_ic-delete.png Removes a selected notification configuration.
You cannot delete notification servers and notification types that are associated with global audit log configurations.
If you attempt to delete a notification output (notification) being used by alerts, you will receive a warning confirmation message that the alerts using the notification will not function properly. The message shows the number of alerts in use.
You can also delete a configuration by selecting a configuration and then in the Actions column, selecting netwitness_ic-actns.png > Delete.
netwitness_edit.png Edits a selected notification configuration. You can also edit a configuration by selecting a configuration and then in the Actions column, selecting netwitness_ic-actns.png > Edit.
netwitness_duplicate_button.png Duplicates a selected notification configuration. You can also duplicate a configuration by selecting a configuration and then in the Actions column, selecting netwitness_ic-actns.png > Duplicate.
netwitness_ntfimpmenu_110x94.png Displays the following options:
  • Import: Imports a notification server, type, or template. For example, on the Servers tab, you can import a notification server configuration.
  • Export All: Exports all of the configurations. For example, if you are on the Servers tab, you can export all of the notification server configurations.
  • Export: Exports a selected configuration. You can also export a configuration by selecting a configuration and then in the Actions column, selecting netwitness_ic-actns.png > Export.
netwitness_ntffltrmenu_104x110.png Filters by Email, SNMP, Syslog, or Script.
netwitness_search.png Searches configurations in the grid.