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Description

This article describes the steps on how to configure email alerts for config and policy status changes on FortiManager.



Solution
To configure email alerts,  the Event Handler feature is used.

Configuration steps by steps:

Enable FortiAnalyzer  feature

Event handler is a FortiAnalyzer feature and hence needs to be enabled.

Under System Settings > Dashboard > System Information

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Under System Settings > Event logsevents will be seen  when config status or policy status is changed.

Both events will be logged under separate log types

For policy changes:

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For config changes:

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Configure email server.

Alerts would be sent using this email server

Configure it under System Settings > Mail Server


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Create an event handler for both conditions

Under Event Management > Event Handler list > Create new

Event handler for config status changes:


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Event handler for policy status changes:

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When there is an event log generated for the status changes and when it matches the events configured in the event handler, there is an email sent with details about the event to the email addresses configured in the notification section.



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