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Notifications

Introduction to Notifications

Notifications are used to comunicate to users policy violations. In order to assign notification to a policy you need to create an action in policy creation wizard. There are multiple channels of comunication to send notifications.

Go to -> Notifications

Streams

You can configure AWS Kinesis or Azure Event Hub as a target of notifications sent from the Kio Cloud.

AWS Kinesis

When configuring AWS Kinesis data stream following parameters needs to be provided

  • Endpoint
  • Stream name
  • Access key
  • Secret key
  • Region
  • Forced partition key

Learn more about AWS Kinesis

Azure Event Hub

When configuring AWS Kinesis data stream following parameters needs to be provided

  • Endpoint
  • Shared access key name
  • Shared access key
  • Event Hub name

Learn more about Azure Event Hub

Emails

Another communication channel you can use is email.

  • Set email notification a name
  • Add recipients
  • Set subject of the email.

Email notifications support a parameters to provide additional infomations based on policy they are connected to. On the Text field type dolar sign ($) or click on button Insert Parameter.

Number of parameters is supported:

  • Battery level
  • Company ID
  • Occupancy
  • Occupancy limit
  • Previous room ID
  • Room ID
  • Temperature
  • Treshold
  • Tracking ID

Warning

Be careful when configure emails, try to avoid the situation where the condition is true for longer periods of time.

Particular notification can be sent only once a minute.

Text Messages

You can also use SMS messages to notify users.

  • Name
  • Add recipients

Similary to email notifications, SMS notifications also support a parameters to provide additional infomations based on policy they are connected to. On the Text field type dolar sign ($) or click on button Insert Parameter.

Number of parameters is supported:

  • Battery level
  • Company ID
  • Occupancy
  • Occupancy limit
  • Previous room ID
  • Room ID
  • Temperature
  • Treshold
  • Tracking ID

Warning

Be careful when configure SMS, try to avoid the situation where the condition is true for longer periods of time.

Particular notification can be sent only once a minute.