Add an Email Notification Rule

To add an email alert to a user, group or file/folder path, follow the steps below:

  1. Log in to your account using your Username and Password.
  2. Click Automation in the left side menu. 


  3. Click New Rule in the top menu.
  4. Complete Step 1 - Rule Definition
    1. Rule Name: create a name for this alert.
    2. Type of Rule: choose Notification to make an alert for a user, group or file/folder path.
  5. Complete Step 2 - File or Folder*
    1. Select one of the six options
      1. When Any Path is - Notification will be emailed when action occurs to any file or folder.
      2. When a Specific Path is - Notification will be emailed when action occurs to a specified file/folder.
      3. When Any User - Notification will be emailed when any user creates an action.
      4. When a Specific User - Notification will be emailed when a specified user creates an action.
      5. When Any Group - Notification will be emailed when any group creates an action.
      6. When a Specific Group - Nottification will be emailed when a specificied group creartes an action.
  6. Complete Step 3 - Add Triggers
Trigger options will change based on your prior selection.
  1. When Any Path or Specific Path is selected above
    1. Rule Options - Check the option(s) you want to be notified about when there is activity in the file and/or folder.
  2. When Any User/Group or Specific User/Group is selected
    1. Rule Options - Check the option(s) you want to be to be notified about when the user and/or group creates an action.

  3. Complete Step 4 - Automated Actions

Click the box below Notify Options - Who? to select a user to alert via email.

Some users may not receive a notification if they do not have permission to access the path.
  1. Optional: Click the box next to Delay this action? to set how many days/hours/minutes to delay email alerts. 
  2. Click Save Rule.


You have now created an email notification.


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