## Overview

In this section we are covering the **Notification Profiles** that are configured on a per-User basis. The Shared Notifications that are assigned to more than one user at a time are covered in [Shared Notifications Profiles](🔗).

Notification Profiles is the place where you set:

  • When you are notified

  • How you are notified

  • What you are notified for (as long as you have permissions to those objects)

  • Other options regarding Notifications

Users can add as many Notification Profiles as they desire. For example:

  • Week days: Alert for anything via email, between 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday ' Friday.

  • Weekend (on-call): Alert for only items tagged with a given hashtag, via SMS, between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday.

## Checking your notification methods

You first need to make sure that your personal data is up-to-date so that you can receive notifications.

Go to your Username in the top-right and click on 'My Profile' > Notifications


Or Configuration > Users and Roles> Users > Edit


Go to the Notifications tab. You can set generic settings for the available Notification Methods.


## Creating a Notification Profile

Go to the Notification Profiles tab. This is where you can determine:

  • When you are notified

  • How you are notified

  • What you are notified for

  • Other options regarding Notifications


Click on the 'Add New' button:


### Available fields

As the configuration is similar between [Notification Profiles](🔗) and [Shared Notifications Profiles](🔗) refer to ['Notification Profile Fields'](🔗) for the relevant information on these fields.

Once you have configured the profile, click on 'Update' and the new personal Notification Profile will be created:

Click on 'Submit Changes', and then go to Configuration > Apply Changes to set the new Notification Profile to active.


## Deleting a Notification Profile

To delete click on the contextual menu for the given Notification Profile and click 'Delete':


Confirm the deletion and then go to Configuration > Apply Changes and the profile will be removed from Opsview Monitor.