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Direct to Cloud: Email Alert Settings



This article describes the process for configuring email alert settings for your Direct to Cloud (DTC) clients.


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The Direct to Cloud backup solution is capable of sending alerts to designated email recipients when certain events occur on a configured client. You can elect for one or many recipients to receive these alerts.


1. To manage the alerts for a client, access the Direct to Cloud Status page and click the name of the client that you would like to manage, as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: Client name (click to enlarge)

2. You will see the Email Alert Settings card shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2: Email alert settings (click to enlarge)

The Email Alert Settings card enables you to specify a recipient or group of recipients to receive the alerts you select in the Trigger an alert for... column.

To enable an alert, check the box next to the corresponding notification's name. See the Configurable Alerts section of this article to learn more about each notification type.

To designate recipients, enter one or more email addresses in the Recipients box and click Add. To enter multiple email addresses simultaneously, separate each email address with an unspaced comma, as shown in Figure 2. To remove a recipient, click the Remove button next to the desired email address.

Configurable Alerts

Alerts function at the client level; when you enable a notification, it will allow alerts of that type for all agents associated with the client. The following alerts are available:

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