up.time's standard alert format should be well suited for most alerting needs. However, you can modify the alert content by adding or removing variables from one of the three custom alert templates. For more information on the variables, see Alert Profile and Action Profile Variables and Custom Alert Format Variables

Alert Formats

There are three custom alert formats:

Defining Custom Alert Formats

To define a custom alert format:

    1. Define an alert profile (see the up.time User Guide for more information).
    2. In the Custom Format Options section, click Custom Formats.

    3. From the dropdown list, select one of the following options:
      • Small Template
      • Medium Template
      • Long Template
    4. Click Fill.
      The variables associated with the template appear in the subject and body fields.

      Add variables by typing them into the text box. Remove variables highlighting them and pressing the Delete key on your keyboard.

      You can also add other information to the body of the alert, such as paths to custom scripts or the names of alternative contacts.

    5. Click Save.