Configure Notification Options

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

You can configure Windows System Resource Manager to send e-mail notifications when specified events are written to the Event Log.

Membership in the local Administrators group, or equivalent, is required to complete this procedure.

To configure notification options

  1. Open Windows System Resource Manager.

  2. In the navigation tree, right-click Windows System Resource Manager, and then click Properties.

  3. On the Notification tab, select Enable e-mail notification.

  4. In Notify these e-mail aliases, type your e-mail address, including the domain name (for example,

  5. In Use this SMTP server, type the NetBIOS name or the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server.

  6. In Select the event log messages, select one or more events. To view the list of events, expand Error, Warning, or Information.

    • When you select Error, Warning, or Information, all of the individual events in that category are included.

    • To clear all of the individual events in a category, select the category again.

    • To select individual events, expand the category, and then select the events.

  7. When you are finished selecting events, click OK.

Additional considerations

  • To open Windows System Resource Manager, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Windows System Resource Manager. In the Connect to Computer dialog box, select This computer, and then click Connect. Microsoft Management Console will start with the Windows System Resource Manager (Local) snap-in open.

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