I am trying to setup email alerts when the device goes down or the interface goes down.
To complete this task, I had configured the email server and under the device tab -- log settings-- critical -- I set it to be forwarded to the email server.
Also when configuring the email server profile, under the custom log format, under system I chose the following fields
I am getting the alerts, but none of these alerts have the ip address or any device information. Does any one know, what fields I need to choose to get the device information like the hostname
> Choose the 'Display name' in the Email Server profile to reflect the Hostname/IP address.
>You can choose the 'Serial No' field in the Custom Log Format "$serial" which is a distinctive identifer for every device.
Display name configured in the Email Server Profile which needs to be associated with the Log settings would show up in the "From:" field of the email notifications.
Configure Email server profile say Test with Display name =Host name[Device>Server Profile> Email]
Associate this profile with the System Logs -Critical severity [Device>Log Settings> System >Critical]
You would receive email notifications with the from feild populated with the Host name
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