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Exchange Infrastructure (XI)
Alert Configuration in XI
By Suraj Kumar Pabbathi, PI Competency Lead, YASH Technologies
An alert is a notification informing its recipients that a
critical or very important situation has arisen. The situation is as severe that
an action must be taken immediately in order to resolve the situation. The
system recognizes the situation and sends the alert.
can be used to prevent delays in the processing of critical situations, because
the time between discovering and responding to such situations is reduced
Now we will go through the steps required for Alert
To be able to send different types of alerts under specific conditions, different alert categories are to be defined. A category contains various properties and other specifications that define the alerts within that category, for example expiry date, or the escalation recipient.
Alert categories can be assigned to an alert classification. If you do not want to create a classification on your own, you can always create categories within the default classification folder Unclassified. However, for a better overview, it is recommendable to create different alert classifications to group alert categories that belong to the same topic.
Procedure to Create
Go to Transaction code ALRTCATDEF
and make sure that you are in change mode,
An alert category contains
various properties and other specifications that define the alerts within that category. The category defines the conditions
when a specific alert is sent to whom.
Alert categories can be defined
by applications or customers using the alert category definition environment,
which is accessed in transaction ALRTCATDEF.
You can define an alert category to suit your business requirements. When the
critical situation defined in the alert category arises, the system recognizes
this and sends an alert instance of this category to the recipients determined.
Procedure to Create Alert Category
On the Properties
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