Set up Email alerts

Set up Email alerts

Set up an email notification alert to be notified of when a user breaches any of the defined settings. This real-time alert warns of potential trouble as it is happening.

A message is immediately triggered to administrators to help them respond immediately to excessive webpage abuse on valuable company time. The alert notification contains specifics about website infringements, allowing the administrator to immediately identify the user or client machine.

Video Guide to Setup Web-Based Alerts

The steps to set up an email alert can be found below. Email Alerts will be sent to the emails specified based on your settings.

How to create an Email Alert:

NOTE: You must have your email settings configured before creating an email alert.

  1. Choose the BrowseReporter tab on the left-hand side of the console
  2. Select Email Alerts .
  3. Click on the New Alert button.
  4. Put in the Alert Name and an email address of the recipient of the reports.
  5. Define a Threshold.
  6. Select the Computers/Users that you want to monitor.
  7. Choose the alert type that you want to monitor – URL or Category.
  8. For URL alert, an email is sent out for each URL that has reached the threshold.
  9. For Category alert, an email is sent out for each category that has reached the threshold.

Here is an example of the email alert received by the recipient:

    • Related Articles

    • Set up Idle Notification Email Alerts

      You can easily set up an email notification alert to be notified of when a user is idle for a defined time. This real-time alert informs you that your user may be using company time maliciously, especially in the landscape of a hybrid or remote ...
    • Setting up Email Alerts with File and Device Activities

      AccessPatrol can send out alerts when unauthorized devices and file activities are occurring such as connecting personal devices and/or transferring confidential files. These alerts are sent via email which is configured on the CurrentWare console. ...
    • Set up Email reports

      Through the Email Reports feature, BrowseReporter reports can automatically be generated and emailed to the administrator periodically. This eliminates the manual process of creating reports. How to Create a Schedule for Email Reports NOTE: You must ...
    • How to set up CurrentWare to send Emails

      You can configure CurrentWare to send email reports or alerts on Internet activity and device usage if you have BrowseReporter or AccessPatrol installed. You will first need to configure the email settings. Email Settings Send emails using ...
    • Block unauthorized Human Interface Devices

      What does this do? Allows specific Human Interface Devices (HID), such as company-authorized keyboards and mice, and blocks all other keyboards and mice. This allows control of keyboards and other input devices that may pose a security risk. What ...