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Video: Creating a report subscription to email on an alarm in Power Monitoring Expert (PME) 8.1

How to create a report subscription to email on an alarm in Power Monitoring Expert (PME) 8.1

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PME 8.1

Event Watcher Manager and Web Applications


Step 1. Enter Subscription Email Configuration (SMTP Server, "From" Display Name, "From" Display Address)
  • Launch Management Console
  • Enter username, password
  • Select Tools >> Reporting Configuration >> Reporting Configuration Manager
  • Click on the Subscriptions Tab
  • Enter the SMTP Server IP address, "From" Display Name, and "From" Email Address
  • Press OK
Step 2. Create the Alarm
  • Within Management Console, select Tools >> Reporting Configuration >> Event Watcher Manager
  • Configure alarm using Event Watcher Manager
    • Select New
    • Give the alarm a name
    • Select the appropriate template
*Note: Custom templates can be created using the Template tab. For more information on creating a template, please refer to pages 55-58 of the Power Monitoring Expert 8.1 User Guide.
  • If desired, give the alarm a description
  • Select the device(s) that the alarm will apply to
  • Press OK
Step 3. Create the report subscription
  • Launch Web application
  • Enter username, password
  • Click on Reports tab
  • Create, Run and save the desired report:
    • In the Report Library, Select Report type (or create a new one)
    • Setup the report parameters
    • Generate the report
    • Click Save button 
    • Select the save location and press OK
  • Create the report subscription:
    • Click on Subscribe 
    • Customize the subscription name
    • Select an output format of email
      • Click Distribution list
      • Enter the email address of each desired recipient
      • Optional: Enter a subject for the email
    • Under subscription schedule, select On Alarm
    • Set deliver report on alarm to the alarm created in Step (1)
    • Optional: You can click on  to test the alarm.
    • Click Save
For How to set up a Comms Loss alarm through Event Watcher and send alert in form of a report subscription in ION Enterprise, SPM 7, or PME7.xx, please see FA275287.
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