About alert settings

You can configure additional alerts or change the default settings of predefined alerts. Some of these alerts are turned off upon installation and you might need a specific license to turn them on. To learn more about licenses for alerts, contact your Smoothwall representative.

Default settings

Alert Default Settings
Bandwidth Monitor

Traffic for: Total

Time period: 10 minutes

Firewall Notifications

Monitor source (remote) IP addresses:

  • Warning threshold: 500
  • Incident threshold: 2000

Monitor destination (local) IP addresses:

  • Warning threshold: 1000
  • Incident threshold: 2000

Monitor destination (local) ports:

  • Warning threshold: 50
  • Incident threshold: 150
  • Ignore: 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 445, 80
Health Monitor None
Intrusion System Monitor

Priority: High

NTLM Authentication Failures None
System Resource Monitor

System load average warning level (per CPU core): 3.0

Disk usage (%) warning level: 80%

System memory (%) warning level: 80%

System Service Monitoring

Monitor the following services:

  • Report scheduler: Yes
  • SystemD: Yes
  • Monitor alerts: Yes
VPN Certificate Monitor

Notification of expired certificates: Yes

  • Number of days left (warning): 7
  • Number of days left (critical): 1
VPN Tunnel Status None
Web filter upstream proxy status None
Web filter URL violations None
Web filter violations

Forbidden user accesses:

  • Exclude adverts
  • Warning threshold: 20
  • Caution threshold: 100

Forbidden IP address accesses:

  • Exclude adverts
  • Warning threshold: 20
  • Caution threshold: 100

Things you can do here

Setting up alerts

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Alert settings

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