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Alert Actions for NetBotz Version 2 Appliances

Issue:

Alert Actions for NetBotz Version 2 Appliances

Product Line:

Netbotz

Environment:

NetBotz Version 2 and 3 appliances

Cause:

The NetBotz Version 2 Appliances (320, 420, 500) support a variety of alert actions. Version 3 4xx and 5xx NetBotz also support these alerts based on configuration / connections. Some of these alert actions are only applicable if the required hardware and/or software is available. The following table defines the available alert actions and required hardware.

Resolution:

 
Alert Action Results Prerequisites
Send Email Sends an email via SMTP to one or more target recipients none
Send Short Message Email Sends a custom formatted email via SMTP to one or more target recipients none
Send SMS Message Sends an SMS text message via GSM service provider GPRS / GSM Wireless Adapter
Send SNMP V1 Trap Sends an SNMP version 1 trap to configured targets none
Send HTTP POST Sends standard (all) alert information formatted in XML to a web server in the form of an HTTP POST Properly configured web server and application code
Send Custom HTTP Get Sends customized alert information to a web server in the form of an HTTP GET Properly configured web server and application code
Send Data to FTP Server Sends standard alert data formatted in XML to an FTP server. Properly configured FTP server
Send Custom Text File to FTP Server Sends custom alert text file to an FTP server Properly configured FTP server
Set Switch Output State Sets the state of an device switch Supported output device such as Output Relay Pod, Power Control Pod or third party intelligent power strip
Activate Button State Activates a push button defined on an output device Supported output device such as Output Relay Pod, Power Control Pod or third party intelligent power strip
Play Audio Alert Plays or speaks the text of the alert NetBotz 500, Camera Pod 120 and attached external, power speakers
Call Web Services Alert Receiver Sends customer alert information via the Web Services API to a remote system Properly configured web server running custom application code integrated with the NetBotz Web Services API


Note: Refer to the NetBotz documentation for configuring the prerequisite hardware and software.
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