CiscoWorks Notifications

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Jan 10th, 2008
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I am new to using ciscoworks and I would like to have ciscoworks notify me by email is a device gets disconnected from the network.

Correct Answer by Joe Clarke about 9 years 4 months ago

Device Fault Manager will give you what you want. You should read the online help under the DFM > Notification Services component to get all of the details on setting this up. Basically, you will create a new Notification Group for the devices in which you are interested. Here, you should only check the boxes for Events (not Alerts). You can further refine which Events are sent as notifications by configuring Event Sets (again documented in the online help).


Once you have the Notification Group to your liking, you will create a new Email Notification Subscription. This will tie the Notification Group you created to one or more email addresses.


Then you're done. Anytime DFM generates an Event that matches your Notification Group, you will get an email with the details.

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Joe Clarke Thu, 01/10/2008 - 08:32
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What version of CiscoWorks are you using? What specific applications do you have installed?

d_ferraro Thu, 01/10/2008 - 08:45
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LMS 2.6

CiscoWorks Common Services 3.0.5

Campus Manager 4.0.9

CiscoView 6.1.5

Device Fault Manager 2.0.9

Internetwork Performance Monitor 2.6.0

Integration Utility 1.6.0

Resource Manager Essentials 4.0.5



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Joe Clarke Thu, 01/10/2008 - 08:54
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Device Fault Manager will give you what you want. You should read the online help under the DFM > Notification Services component to get all of the details on setting this up. Basically, you will create a new Notification Group for the devices in which you are interested. Here, you should only check the boxes for Events (not Alerts). You can further refine which Events are sent as notifications by configuring Event Sets (again documented in the online help).


Once you have the Notification Group to your liking, you will create a new Email Notification Subscription. This will tie the Notification Group you created to one or more email addresses.


Then you're done. Anytime DFM generates an Event that matches your Notification Group, you will get an email with the details.

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