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Configuring system alerts
Administrator Help | Forcepoint Web Security and Forcepoint URL Filtering | v8.5.x
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The Forcepoint Security Manager displays detailed system health and status information via the Web > Main > Status > Alerts page, described in Reviewing current system status.
To assure that administrators are notified of significant system events, configure system alerts to be distributed by email or via SNMP trap.
Forcepoint Web Security administrators have the option to enable system alerts for both Filtering Service events (related to subscription and database download issues) and Content Gateway events for a variety of issues.
Use the Settings > Alerts > System page to specify which alerts to send, and select the methods used to send each notification.
To enable an alert, mark one or more check boxes to the right of the message summary to indicate how to notify administrators. Depending on what methods are enabled on the Enable Alerts page, you may be able to choose Email, SNMP, or a combination.
To disable an alert, clear all check boxes to the right of the message summary.
All alerts are enabled, by default. If you have provided SMTP information for email notifications, 4 Filtering Service events cannot be disabled:
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There are also 3 optional alerts:
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With Forcepoint Web Security, you have the option to enable the following additional system alerts:
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Non-critical alerts have been received. (See Content Gateway non-critical alerts for information about conditions that can trigger this alert.)
When you are finished, click OK to cache your changes. Changes are not implemented until you click Save and Deploy.

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