All actions are logged during a task execution.
If you wish to be informed about the backups, their results and possible errors, you can specify where a report for each task/group will be sent:
- E-mail/mobile phone
- Remote machine via Local Network (Net Send)
- Screen message
You may use each type of notification independently.
E-mail, mobile phone
You can specify the Subject by template.
The subject may contain the following variables:
- [CompName] - current computer name
- [TaskName] - task name
- [GroupName] - group name
- [BackupName] - the name of backup
- [BackupFullPath] - full path to folder/file of backup
- [BackupFileName] - ZIP file name (without path)
- [Result] - result of performing the task (success or failed)
- [Status] - digital status of performing the task: 1-backup was created successfully, 4-no error(s), but the backup was not created, 2-error(s), 3-warning(s), 5-task was cancelled
Specify the e-mail address from which the report messages will be sent. In addition, specify the SMTP server and Port. If authentication is required, then specify the login and password too.
The section "Recipients" specifies a list of e-mail addresses to which the report messages will be delivered.
The short reports should be sent to a mobile phone as an SMS.
Sending a backup via e-mail attachment
If you use ZIP compression you can set the sending a created backup via e-mail as an attachment.
Check "[x] Attach backup (ZIP archive) to the report", and specify the maximum size limitation.
Click the "Check settings" button to make sure that the specified settings are correct.
Local Network (Net Send)
NOTE! This notification type is available in Windows 2000, XP only. The "Net Send" command is not supported in Vista and later versions of Windows.
Specify the IP-address or host name, and then click the button "Check settings". The program will check the following:
- whether the "messenger" service is set and running on the current machine
- whether the "messenger" service is set and running on the specified machine
- the test message will be sent to the specified address
This notification type is a simple showing of the windows with a detailed report about the finished task/group. You can set the showing of a report in any case or if there are errors/warnings only.