Alerts

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Alert ID The alert’s unique ID.
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Table Description
UPS, Power Supply status warnings Generates messages when server power switches to and from mains supply. Constant monitoring.
System Boot (Restart) Notification This alert is generated whenever the system is started; i.e. is turned on or restarted. Monitored once every five minutes.
Administration Login Failures Monitors both the Secure Shell (SSH) and Web Interface services for failed login attempts. Constant monitoring.
Firewall Notifications Monitors Smoothwall Firewall activity and generates warnings based on suspicious activities to or from certain IP addresses involving certain ports. Constant monitoring.
System Service Monitoring This alert is triggered whenever a critical system service changes status, i.e. starts or stops. Monitored once every five minutes.
System Resource Monitor These alerts are triggered whenever the system resources exceed some predefined limitations. Monitored once every five minutes.
Update Monitoring Monitors the system for new updates. Monitored once an hour.
Health Monitor Monitors remote services for activity. Constant monitoring.
Hardware Failover Notification Generates messages when a hardware failover occurs, or when failover devices are forced on and offline.
Bandwidth Monitor These alerts are triggered whenever the traffic flow for the external interface or bridge exceeds certain thresholds. Constant monitoring
VPN tunnel status VPN tunnel status notifications occur when an IPSEC tunnel is either connected or disconnected. Monitored once every five minutes.
L2TP VPN tunnel status L2TP tunnel status notifications occur when an L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) tunnel is either connected or disconnected. Monitored once every five minutes.
VPN certificate monitor Validates VPN certificates and issues warnings about potential problems, or impending expiration dates. Monitored once an hour.
Intrusion System Monitor These alerts are triggered by violations and notices generated by both the Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS). Constant monitoring.
Connection Monitor This alert is generated when interface gateways fail and when they're once again available. Constant monitoring.
Output System Test Messages Catches test alerts generated for the purposes of testing the monitoring Output systems. Constant monitoring.
Web filter violations Monitors web filter activity and generates warnings about suspicious or blocked web accesses. Constant monitoring.
Web filter upstream proxy status This alert is triggered when connectivity to an upstream proxy fails or returns. Monitored once every five minutes.
Web filter URL violations Monitors URL activity. Monitored once every five minutes.
Global Proxy Monitors Global Proxy activity and issues warnings about client misconfiguration or potential abuse. Constant monitoring.
Hardware failure alerts, disk failure Generates messages when hardware problems are detected. Constant monitoring.
License expiry status warnings Generates messages when the license is due for renewal or has expired. Monitored once an hour.
NTLM Authentication Failures Provides notification with the client IP when a client was unable to provide correct credentials for NTLM Authentication. Constant monitoring.
Reverse proxy violations Monitors Reverse proxy activity and generates warnings about connectivity issues. Constant monitoring
Email Virus Monitor These alerts are triggered by detection of viruses being relayed via SMTP or downloaded via POP3. Constant monitoring.
Mail Queue Monitor Watches the mail queue and informs if the number of messages therein exceeds a certain threshold. Monitored once an hour.

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