For cPanel & WHM 11.48
(Home >> Server Contacts >> Contact Manager)
This interface allows you to specify when your server sends notifications for each communication method, and the priority of each type of alert.
- Your server uses the system contact information for notifications.
- To modify the system contact information, click Change Alert Destinations, or use the Basic cPanel & WHM Setup interface (Home >> Server Configuration >> Basic cPanel & WHM Setup).
Set your alert preferences
To set your alert preferences, perform the following steps:
Use the Alert Contact Priority Assignment section to specify the lowest alert priority that you wish to receive for each notification method. To disable a notification method, select Disabled.
For example, if you wish to receive email alerts about events that use the High priority type, select the High button next to Email.
Use the Alert Priority Assignment section to assign a priority level to each event. To disable notifications for an event type, select the Disabled option.
- Click Save.
Types of events that trigger an alert
The following table describes the events that trigger each type of alert:
|Alert type||Event that triggers your server to generate the alert|
|Account Creation||A user creates an account.|
|Account Removal||A user removes an account.|
|Account Suspensions||A user suspends an account.|
|Account UnSuspensions||A user unsuspends an account.|
|Account Upgrades/Downgrades||A user modifies the package for an account, or uses WHM's Upgrade/Downgrade an Account interface (Home >> Account Functions >> Upgrade/Downgrade an Account).|
|Altered RPMs Check||The |
|AppConfig registration notifications||cPanel & WHM registers an application with AppConfig.|
|Bandwidth Limits||An account exceeds its bandwidth limit.|
|Branding Migration||cPanel & WHM migrates a custom branding to the new version.|
WHM generates a backup.
This event does not apply to cPanel account backups that a cPanel user generates.
|cPanel Backup Destination Disabled||A user disables a backup destination.|
|cPanel Configuration Checks||cPanel & WHM cannot find the |
|cPanel Required Perl Module Auto Installs||cPanel & WHM requires a Perl module that the |
cPHulk generates an alert. cPHulk is cPanel & WHM's brute force protection feature.
|Disk Integrity Check||cPanel & WHM checks the integrity of a hard disk.|
|Disk Quota Check|
A user or reseller caused a disk quota warn or critical state.
The Disk Quota Check notification threshold is configured in the Tweak Settings - Notifications interface (Home >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings).
|Forced Disable of Digest Auth||A user or cPanel & WHM disables the Web Disk Digest Authentication feature.|
|Generic Notifications||Any event that generates an alert and is not in this list.|
|IP Address DNS Check||cPanel & WHM runs the |
|Kernel Crash Check||cPanel & WHM finds specific errors in the output of the |
|Kernel Version Check||cPanel & WHM checks the version of your server's kernel. This event will not generate alert notifications.|
|Notification of New Addon Domains||A user creates an addon domain.|
|Recently Uploaded Cgi Script Mail||cPanel & WHM detects that a user uploaded a mail-capable script via FTP to the user's home directory.|
|Root Compromise Checks||cPanel & WHM detects that your server's |
|Root login notifications||cPanel & WHM detects a log in with the |
|Service interruption (ChkServd)||cPanel & WHM detects that a service has failed, recovered, or timed out.|