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About configuring notifications

Unitrends systems use a push mechanism to send notifications. This enables you to receive notifications without having to log in to the system. Your appliance automatically notifies you of important system information by:

Displaying alerts on the Status page of the Administrator Interface.
Sending SNMP traps to, which are monitored and addressed by Unitrends Support. Your system comes configured to send traps to Unitrends, but you can also configure traps to your own network management server. For details, see About SNMP trap notifications.
Sending email notifications. To receive email notification, you must configure the appliance to use your SMTP server and define email recipients.

To configure SMTP notifications, see Email setup and Email report recipients. For more on SMTP notifications, see Reports, Alerts, and Monitoring.