Add alerts

Enable the consumers to monitor alerts that are automatically generated through the IBM Cognos tools and are saved in the IBM CognosPublic Folder.

  • The Alerts feature is enabled in Application > Settings > Features.
  • Rules for automatically generating alerts are defined with an IBM Cognos tool (Event Studio, Report Studio, or Scheduling Engine).
  1. On the Designer welcome page, point to an application, and then click Edit.
  2. Select a tab to which you want to add alerts.
  3. On the application sidebar, click Alerts.

    The Alerts pane appears.

  4. Click Add alerts page.

  5. Select the folder that stores the reports or news items generated with an IBM Cognos tool, and then click Select.

    The path to the alerts folder appears in the Alerts pane.

  6. (Optional) To preview the alerts in the alerts folder, click Preview alerts page.

  7. (Optional) To remove the path to the alerts folder, click Remove alerts page.

  8. On the menu bar, go to File > Save. Enter a description of your changes, and then click Save. Then, click Close.

    To make the changes available to consumers, publish the application (File > Save and Publish).

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