Create and view activity alerts and alert triggers

This article describes how you can create and view activity alerts and alert triggers in Permissions Management.

Create an activity alert trigger

  1. In the Permissions Management home page, select Activity Triggers (the bell icon).

  2. In the Activity tab, select Create Activity Trigger.

  3. In the Alert Name box, enter a name for your alert.

  4. In Authorization System Type, select your authorization system: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

  5. In Authorization System, select Is or In, and then select one or more accounts and folders.

  6. From the Select a Type dropdown, select: Access Key ID, Identity Tag Key, Identity Tag Key Value, Resource Name, Resource Tag Key, Resource Tag Key Value, Role Name, Role Session Name, State, Task Name, or Username.

  7. From the Operator dropdown, select an option:

    • Is/Is Not: Select in the value field to view a list of all available values. You can either select or enter the required value.
    • Contains/Not Contains: Enter any text that the query parameter should or shouldn't contain, for example Permissions Management.
    • In/Not In: Select in the value field to view list of all available values. Select the required multiple values.
  8. To add another parameter, select the plus sign (+), then select an operator, and then enter a value.

    To remove a parameter, select the minus sign (-).

  9. To add another activity type, select Add, and then enter your parameters.

  10. To save your alert, select Save.

    A message displays to confirm your activity trigger has been created.

    The Triggers table in the Alert Triggers subtab displays your alert trigger.

View an activity alert

  1. In the Permissions Management home page, select Activity Triggers (the bell icon).

  2. In the Activity tab, select the Alerts subtab.

  3. From the Alert Name dropdown, select an alert.

  4. From the Date dropdown, select Last 24 Hours, Last 2 Days, Last Week, or Custom Range.

    If you select Custom Range, select date and time settings, and then select Apply.

  5. To view the alert, select Apply

    The Alerts table displays information about your alert.

View activity alert triggers

  1. In the Permissions Management home page, select Activity triggers (the bell icon).

  2. In the Activity tab, select the Alert Triggers subtab.

  3. From the Status dropdown, select All, Activated or Deactivated, then select Apply.

    The Triggers table displays the following information:

    • Alerts: The name of the alert trigger.

    • # of users subscribed: The number of users who have subscribed to a specific alert trigger.

      • Select a number in this column to view information about the user.
    • Created By: The email address of the user who created the alert trigger.

    • Modified By: The email address of the user who last modified the alert trigger.

    • Last Updated: The date and time the alert trigger was last updated.

    • Subscription: A switch that displays if the alert is On or Off.

      • If the column displays Off, the current user isn't subscribed to that alert. Switch the toggle to On to subscribe to the alert.
      • The user who creates an alert trigger is automatically subscribed to the alert, and will receive emails about the alert.
  4. To see only activated or only deactivated triggers, from the Status dropdown, select Activated or Deactivated, and then select Apply.

  5. To view other options available to you, select the ellipses (...), and then select from the available options.

    If the Subscription is On, the following options are available:

    • Edit: Enables you to modify alert parameters

      Note

      Only the user who created the alert can perform the following actions: edit the trigger screen, rename an alert, deactivate an alert, and delete an alert. Changes made by other users aren't saved.

    • Duplicate: Create a duplicate of the alert called "Copy of XXX".

    • Rename: Enter the new name of the query, and then select Save.

    • Deactivate: The alert will still be listed, but will no longer send emails to subscribed users.

    • Activate: Activate the alert trigger and start sending emails to subscribed users.

    • Notification Settings: View the Email of users who are subscribed to the alert trigger and their User Status.

    • Delete: Delete the alert.

    If the Subscription is Off, the following options are available:

    • View: View details of the alert trigger.
    • Notification Settings: View the Email of users who are subscribed to the alert trigger and their User Status.
    • Duplicate: Create a duplicate copy of the selected alert trigger.

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