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Sophos Firewall Manager (SFM) Alert Profiles allows the administrators to configure automated email alerts to specified email address(es) in certain situations; i.e. excessive CPU, disk or memory usage, or an alarming amount of viruses/IPS attacks in one or more Sophos Firewall appliances managed by SFM.
This article describes how to create an alert profile that will generate alerts for when the threshold value of Web Virus counts and Mail Virus counts is exceeded.
The following sections are covered:
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Sophos Firewall Manager
Alert Profiles in SFM can be configured from the Web Admin Console using an Administrator profile.
Enter a name for the profile.
Send Email alert to
Enter the recipient email address(es) (separated by commas) which will be sent alert notifications emails.
You need to configure the email server from System Management >System Settings > System > Notification to send email alerts on specified email address(s).
Select the device(s).
Web Virus count exceeds
Mail Virus count exceeds
Configure the alert criteria. Select the checkbox next to the criterion to be configured and enter the value for the criterion.
Alert Profile for Mail and Web Viruses
Description of the alert profile.
Only one Profile can be associated with a single device.
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