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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Database monitoring » SQL Anywhere Monitor » Tutorial: Monitoring resources with the Monitor


Lesson 3: (Optional) Setting up alert emails

Set up the Monitor to send you an email whenever an alert occurs.


This lesson assumes that you have completed all preceding lessons. See Lesson 1: Logging in to the Monitor.

This lesson assumes that you have the roles and privileges listed in the Privileges section at the start of this tutorial: Tutorial: Monitoring resources with the Monitor.

Contact your system administrator for information about your email protocol. Proceed to the next lesson if you do not know your email protocol.

  1. Add an email address to your user account.

    1. Click Tools » Administration.

    2. Click Users and select your user ID.

    3. Click Edit. In the Email field, type a valid email address.

    4. Click Save. Do not close the Administration window.

  2. Select the resources you want to receive alert emails about.

    1. In the Users tab, click Email Alert Notification Settings.

    2. Use the Add and Remove buttons to select the resources you are interested in.

    3. Click OK. Do not close the Administration window.

  3. Configure email alert notification.

    1. Click the Configuration tab and then click Edit.

    2. On the Alert Notifications tab, click Send alert notifications by email.

    3. Specify the email protocol.

      If you specify SMTP, you must specify the email server and port and whether any authentication is required. When you specify a sender name and address, ensure that the sender name is a unique identifier.

      If you specify MAPI, you must specify a user ID and password.

    4. Click Send Test Email to test that you have properly configured email notification.

    5. When prompted, enter the email address to send the test email to and click OK.

      A test email is sent to your the specified address.

    6. Click Save and Close.


When an alert occurs, an email is sent to the specified email address with information about the alert.


Proceed to Lesson 4: Testing an alert.

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