are a way of configuring when and how (E-mail, SMS, etc) you are notified for specific Hosts, Service Checks, Business Services or more.
Profiles, you can configure Opsview Monitor to only tell you about important
problems, as opposed to every little thing that has been detected. This removes
‘alert fatigue’ and ensures you are only notified when there is a real
are configured on a per-User basis, and a User can add as many Notification
Profiles as they desire. For example, a User may have two profiles:
Alert for anything via email, between 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday – Friday.
(on-call): Alert for only items tagged with the hashtag #superimportant, via
SMS, between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday.
Users can only
configure a Notification Profile to notify them on objects (Hosts, etc.) that
they have access to. This means that if a User cannot view ‘Host Group A’, then
they cannot set up a Notification Profile to be alerted of problems within that