Introduction

To schedule Skedler-Alerts, you need to configure the email server settings. This article will help you to configure email settings, time zone settings and configure default logo for your reports.


Pre-requisites

Step-by-Step Instruction


When you launch Skedler for the first time, the Timezone Configuration page is displayed.

  • Update time zone for scheduling the alert. Click Save to update the details.

                       

In order to use Skedler-Alerts you must configure at least one index pattern. Index patterns are used to identify the Elasticsearch index to schedule alerts.

  • Selecting "Refresh Indices by schedule" will allow you to refresh fields of Index pattern frequently


  • If you do not want your alerts to be mailed, you can toggle  Off to disable the mail settings.
  • If you want the alerts to be emailed, configure the outgoing mail settings and email id (from which all the alerts will be sent). If the SMTP server has authentication, select the Use Password checkbox and enter the password in the Password field. Click Save to save the configuration details.



  • To test the email configuration, please provide the email id in 'Email to' field and send a test mail to verify the configuration


  • Add webhook URL in webhook settings in which you can send the alert notification via webhook. Skedler - Alerts provides webhook with 3 types of authentication

    • Authentication - None

    • Basic Authentication with base 64 encoded

    • OAuth 1.0 Authentication

Click Add Webhook to add the Webhook URL as shown below,



  1. Authentication - None

    Select type as None and fill Alias , Webhook URL and click Save button.

    To test the Webhook URL, provide the parameters with value and click Test URL button. Will send success response if configured properly.


  2. Oauth1.0 Authentication

    Select type as OAuth1.0 and fill the required fields client id, client secret key, user token key, user secret key, request token URL, access token URL and click Save button to add the webhook URL with OAuth1.0 Authentication


  3. Basic Authentication with base 64 encoded

    Select type as Basic, fill the username and password fields for the basic webhook authentication URL. All the webhook URL with basic authentication are base 64 encoded. Click Save button to add the webhook URL with Basic Authentication.

If the Internet connection requires a proxy server set the Proxy Settings details.

 


1. Select the Proxy Type by default No Proxy is selected. If the Proxy Type is Automatic Proxy then it takes the system configured proxy or if the Proxy Type is Manual Proxy specify the protocol, server name or proxy IP, and port. If the proxy setting requires user authentication, enter the username and password in the Username and Password fields.

2. Click Save button.