This article describes how to use automation stitches to automatically send alert emails for specific events.
For more information:
- FortiGate handbook section on Automation Stitches is available here.
- FortiGate handbook on alert emails in general is available here.
FortiOS 6.0 introduces Automation Stitches as part of the Security Fabric. Automation Stitches can be used to automate certain actions in response to certain triggers.
This includes sending alert emails in response to specific events and allows for far more granular log-based alerting that Alert Emails configured under Log & Report.
Automation stitches for alert emails can be configured as follows:
1) Create a new Automation Stitch: Go to Security Fabric -> Automation and click on ‘Create New’.
2) Assign a name, select Trigger ‘Event Log’, and Action ‘Email’. Optionally, decide on which FortiGates in the Fabric should have the Automation stitch.
# config system automation-action
set action-type email
set email-from <Email sender name>
set email-to <email-address>
set email-subject <subject-name>
set minimum-interval <seconds>