Configuring recipients

Recipients are individuals with a predefined notification method, computer consoles, printers, or groups. Recipient configuration consists of selecting a notification method and defining notification limits. After you create entries for the recipients, you can assign them to alerts, jobs, or selection lists.

The following types of recipients can be configured for notifications:

Table: Types of recipients




An individual that has a predefined method of notification such as SMTP, MAPI, or VIM email, or a pager. You must configure the notification method before you can enable it for the recipient.

Net Send

A computer that serves as a notification recipient.


A specific printer to which notifications can be sent.


A group of one or more recipients, including person recipients, Net Send recipients, and other groups.

More Information

Configuring SMTP for email or mobile phone text message notification

Assigning recipients to alert categories for notification

Assigning notification recipients for completed jobs

About selection lists