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Add an Email notification

  1. Type the email address and ensure the Enabled checkbox is selected.
  2. Optionally, select Custom from the Template drop-down menu. Subject and Body text fields will open after selecting Custom. You can use the following variables to make your notification more dynamic. To test your template, go here or visit the GitHub page.

    The event category that will return one of three categories ( (Info), (Warning), or (Critical)) in your email.

    ${elementFqn}The Fully Qualified Name (FQN) of the element.
    ${elementId}The type of element (e.g., SERVER, ELB, EC2, RDS, etc.).
    ${elementType}The type of element (e.g, SERVER, ELB, RUBY, etc.)
    ${elementLocation}The location of the element.
    ${elementName}The friendly name for the element.
    ${policyId}The policy identification number.
    ${policyName}The name of the policy.
    ${eventTimestamp}The time (in UTC) the event occurred.
    ${policyDescription}The description of the policy that generated the event.
    Example(s)   Below is a side-by-side comparison of a custom template and the actual email sent (with highlighted sections to help you determine what each variable returns in the actual body of the email).
  3. Click Test to test the email notification.
    Note   If the test is unsuccessful, an error message will appear noting what went wrong with the test.
  4. Click Save.