Step 10: Create a Notification Template and Subscription (Optional)
If System Center 2012 – Service Manager is configured with a Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server, as part of the Woodgrove Bank customization scenario, Ken can configure an email notification that will be sent to him when a new computer is added to the compliance group. This is an optional step.
The following procedure provides only the high-level steps for creating the Computer Added to AppLocker Policy Notification Template email notification template and subscription in the Service Manager console. For the complete procedure for creating a notification template, see How to Create Notification Templates.
To create an email notification template and subscription
In the Service Manager console, create a new notification email template. In the Administration pane, click Notifications, and then click Templates. In the Tasks pane, select Create E-mail Template, and then complete the Create E-Mail Notification Template Wizard.
On the General page, specify the Name to be AppLocker Policy Notification Template, and specify the Class as Automated Activity: Add Computer to AD Group. Specify Management pack to be Woodgrove Automated Activity – Add Computer To Group.
On the Template Design page, in the Subject box, type Computer, and then click Insert. In the Property Picker dialog box, select ComputerName. Add the following text to the Subject box: was added to the AppLocker Policy Group. Add any text in the MessageBody box, and save the template.
In the Administration pane, click Notifications, and then click Subscriptions. In the Tasks pane, click Create Subscription, and then complete the Create E-Mail Notification Subscription Wizard.
In the Name box, type Computer Added to AppLocker Policy Notification.
In the Class box, type Automated Activity: Add Computer to AD Group.
Specify Notification condition to be When an object of the selected type is updated.
Specify Management pack to be Woodgrove Automated Activity – Add Computer To Group.
On the Additional Criteria page, add criteria in which Status equals Completed.
On the Template page, specify E-mail template to be the previously created template, Computer added to AppLocker Policy Notification.
On the Recipient page, add recipients from your organization.