Creating a WinPopup Action

  1. Go to the Action Library:
    • In the WhatsUp Gold web interface, select Go > Configure > Action Library.

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    • From the main menu bar of the WhatsUp Gold console, select Configure > Action Library.
  2. In the Action Library, do one of the following:
    • Click New, then select WinPopup Action.

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    • Select an existing WinPopup Action, then click Edit.

      The Action Properties page opens.

  3. Set the appropriate options.
    • Name. Enter an identifying name for this winpop action.
    • Description. Enter a short description of the action. This is displayed in the Action Library along with the entry in with the Name box.
    • Destination. Specify the Windows NT host or domain that you want to receive this notification.
    • Message. Enter a text message using percent variables if needed.
    • Refresh. Click this button to refresh the Destination list. This populates the list with all of the targets you can choose to send a winpop action to.
  4. Click OK to save this action. The action now appears in the Action Library.
  5. Assign the action to a device or a monitor, by using the procedure defined in: