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How to setup email notifications for DQ monitoring projects?

  • 11 January 2022
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Did you know that you can setup email notifications when certain events occur in your DQ Monitoring Projects?

 

There are 4 types of notifications that can be assigned to events;

  1. Notification + Email sends both an in-app notification and an email to the recipients in case of the event occurrence.

  2. Email sends an email to the recipients in case of the event occurrence.

  3. Notification sends an in-app notification to the recipients in case of the event occurrence.

  4. Leave the events notification options blank if you do not want to be notified of a particular event occurrence.

Process Steps

 

Configure the MMM Module for generating links in emails.

Ensure the MMM Module has been configured for SMTP (There is a link to the documentation at the end of this post)

Underneath your existing configuration for plugin.email.ataccama.one.address

Add a new configuration line for plugin.email.ataccama.one.base.url which is the base URL for generating links in emails. The default value is http://localhost:8020

 

Configure the email templates

To change the email content, navigate to Email Templates tab in Organization.

To edit an existing email template, do the following;

  1. Click the email name to open its Overview tab with details, then select Edit in the upper-right corner.
  2. Implement the changes to the email template. There are a series of parameters that can be included in the email body. Full details can be found in the link at the bottom of this post.
  3. Click Save in the upper-right corner.
  4. Publish the changes so the email is updated. 

 

Configuring the Email Templates

There are 6 events for which notifications can be configured;

To set notification for various events of the monitoring project, navigate to the Notifications tab of the project and do the following:

Click Add Notifications to set when, and to who, notifications will be sent:

 

Useful Documentation Links

Working with Monitoring Projects

Configuring Email Templates:

Configuring the MMM Module:

 


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