Configuring SMTP email or mobile phone text messaging for a person recipient

You can configure a person recipient to receive SMTP email or mobile phone text message notification messages if you have configured the SMTP notification method.

To configure SMTP email or mobile phone text messaging for a person recipient

  1. On the navigation bar, click Alerts.

  2. Click the Active Alerts tab.

  3. Under Notification Tasks in the task pane, click Configure recipients.

    The Configure Recipients dialog box appears.

  4. Click New, click Person in the Recipient Type dialog box, and then click OK.

  5. In the Name field, type the name of the recipient that you want to configure.

  6. Click the SMTP Mail tab and select the appropriate options as follows:


    Select this check box to activate this notification method for the recipient.


    For email: type the email address of the recipient to whom the notification message will be sent. For example,

    For a mobile phone: type the number of the mobile phone in email address format. For example: Check with the mobile service provider for the correct email address for text messages.


    Enables you to test the notification configuration for the recipient.


    Select this check box to activate the option.

    Notify me a maximum of x times within x minutes

    Type the total number of notifications you want sent to the recipient for all alerts generated within the specified number of minutes. After the specified number of notifications have been sent, additional notifications are not sent until the specified minutes have been reached. The maximum number of minutes that can be set is 1440, which is the number of minutes in a day.

    Reset the notification limits after x minutes

    Select this check box to enter the number of minutes that must be reached before the notification limits are reset. When the time limit has been reached, the number of notifications sent is reset to zero.


    Select this check box to activate the option and configure the length of time the recipient is available for notification.


    Enables you to select the days and times when notifications can be sent to the recipient.

    See Scheduling notification for recipients.

  7. Click OK.

More Information

Editing recipient notification methods

Editing recipient notification properties

Assigning recipients to alert categories for notification