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Alerts are notifications which inform about events happening whenever an alert rule has been properly defined to monitor those events.

The way "Alerts" work in Openbravo is described below:

The number of alerts instances informing about events being monitored happening is shown in the "Top Navigation" menu:

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Alerts instances can be visualized and managed in the Alert Management window which is opened by clicking on the "Alert" option of the Top Navigation menu.

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Alerts can have 4 different status:

The way to manage alerts instances is by manually selecting and moving them to the next or previous status once they are manually acknowledged, ignored or solved.

Alert Rule

Alert window allows the definition of alert rules as SQL queries which define the event to be monitored and how it will be monitored.

Alerts are defined by entering below data:



Alerts can be translated to any language required.

Alert Recipient

Alerts can be allocated to specific users or contact or to all of them.

If no Role or User is configured in the Alert Recipient tab of a given alert, that alert will apply to any Openbravo user or role.

Openbravo supports alerts notification to user or roles by email:


Alert tab list the events happening which generate the corresponding alert.

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Full list of Alert window fields and their descriptions is available in the Alert Screen Reference.

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