Configuring outbreak notifications

Article:HOWTO82469  |  Created: 2012-11-30  |  Updated: 2014-06-25  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO82469
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Configuring outbreak notifications

When you configure outbreak management settings, you can customize the notification subject line and message text that is sent to the administrator. You can use variables to customize your text.

See About the criteria that defines an outbreak

See Alert and notification variables

To configure outbreak notifications

  1. In the console on the primary navigation bar, click Policies.

  2. In the sidebar under General, click Outbreak.

  3. In the content area, in the preview pane, under Initial Notification, in the Subject Line box, type your customized subject line text.

    The default text is as follows:

    Possible Outbreak: Symantec Mail Security detected the %outbreak_rule% violation %outbreak_count% times

  4. In the Message Body box, type your customized message body text.

    The default text is as follows:

    Outbreak Trigger Information: %trigger%

    Threshold is set at: %threshold%

    Current count for configured time period: %count%

    Server name: %server%

    Outbreak triggers at: %outbreak_count% times

  5. Under Subsequent Notifications, in the Subject Line box, type your customized subject line text.

    The default text is as follows:

    Possible Outbreak: Symantec Mail Security continues to detect the %outbreak_rule% violation %outbreak_count% times

  6. In the Message Body box, type your customized message body text.

    The default text is as follows:

    Outbreak Trigger Information: %trigger%

    Threshold is set at: %threshold%

    Current count for configured time period: %count%

    Server name: %server%

    Outbreak triggers at: %outbreak_count% times

  7. On the toolbar, click Deploy changes to apply your changes.

    See Deploying settings and changes to a server or group


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