Database activity monitoring (DAM) : Sending alert notifications
 
Sending alert notifications
Use the Alert Notification tab to configure FortiDB to send a notification when it receives a monitoring alert. It can send alerts via email, SNMP, and other methods.
You can also generate notifications as reports, which allows you to specify what alert information to include and schedule a time for FortiDB to generate and send the report. For more information, see “Reports”.
To access the Alert Notification tab, click DB Activity Monitoring > Monitoring Management, and then click the name of the target that you want to configure.
To send notifications via email
1. Go to Administration > Global Configuration > Notification, and then ensure that the host name and port of an email server are specified.
For more information, see “Notification properties”.
2. Go to Administration > Administrators, and then ensure that an email address is specified for the administrators that you want to send email notifications to.
For more information on configuring administrators, see “Administrators”.
3. Click DB Activity Monitoring > Monitoring Management, and then click the name of the target to configure.
4. On the Alert Notification tab, select Enable Email.
5. In the Available Receivers list, select an item, and then click >> (right arrows) to add it to the Selected Receivers list.
6. Click Save.
To send notifications via SNMP
1. Go to Administration > Global Configuration > Notification, and then ensure that the SNMP receiver host and port are specified.
For more information, see “Notification properties”.
2. Click DB Activity Monitoring > Monitoring Management, and then click the name of the target that you want to configure.
3. On the Alert Notification tab, select Enable SNMP Trap.
4. Click Save.
To send notifications to a Syslog server
1. Go to Administration > Global Configuration > Notification, and then ensure that the Syslog receiver host and port are specified.
For more information, see “Notification properties”.
2. Click DB Activity Monitoring > Monitoring Management, and then click the name of the target that you want to configure.
3. On the Alert Notification tab, select Enable Syslog.
4. Click Save.
To send notifications to an ArcSight Syslog server
For FortiDB event to ArcSight data field mapping information, see “FortiDB event to ArcSight data field mapping”.
1. Go to Administration > Global Configuration > Notification, and then ensure that the ArcSight Syslog receiver host and port are specified.
For more information, see “Notification properties”.
2. Click DB Activity Monitoring > Monitoring Management, and then click the name of the target that you want to configure.
3. On the Alert Notification tab, select Enable ArcSight Syslog.
4. Click Save.
See also
FortiDB event to ArcSight data field mapping