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Follow the steps below to view or modify the default alerts:

  • Click the File Audit tab. Go to Configuration > Settings > Alert Configuration.
  • Choose any server, as the default configuration is the same for all servers configured.
  • You can now view the list of configured predefined alerts.
  • If required, you can choose to modify the predefined alerts using the Edit option.
  • Once you click on Edit, add or modify the alert details, including those under the Criteria section.
  • Click Save.

To create new alert profiles, follow the below steps:

  • Click the File Audit tab. Go to Configuration > Settings > Alert Configuration.
  • Click on + Add Alerts at the top right of the page.
  • Provide a suitable name and description for the new alert.
  • Classify the alert based on its severity.
  • If you want to configure a threshold-based alert, check the Threshold Limit checkbox.
  • To execute custom responses to any incident, provide a script file path.
  • Tip: Scripts are by far the most underrated response strategy. You can run scripts to shut down servers, stop user sessions, disable accounts, and much more. Do you want to request a custom response? Contact our support team.

  • To send email notifications to an administrative user, check the box next to Email Notifications, and click on Edit.
  • On the Email Settings popup, provide the email IDs to which the notifications are to be sent, the priority, subject, and alert message.
  • Set the maximum number of emails to be sent in the specified time. This will limit the number of emails that are to be sent for an alert. Click Save.
  • Choose the Criteria for the alert to be triggered. Click Save.

Instructions on how to write and use custom scripts in DataSecurity Plus

Choose your response to a triggered alert from the pre-defined scripts available or write your own.

Step 1: Add the script file path

Enter the command line needed to execute the scripts in the Script file path text box. Check the examples below for reference.

Example 1: "C:\users\example.exe"

Example 2: "C:\demo\disableuser.bat"

Example 3: powershell.exe - file "C:\users\administrator\test.ps1"

Example 4: wscript "C:\users\sample.vbs"

Step 2: Choose arguments from the drop-down

Choose additional event parameters to be passed as command line arguments.

Example: To disable a user who is deleting critical files.

Configure the settings using the below mentioned details.

Script file path : "C:\demo\disableuser.bat"

Arguments: Username

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