Setting up alerts and notifications

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As an admin, you can set up alerts and be notified when your IP phones go online or offline, or your BOYC route group status has changed. The Alerts & Notifications menu allows you to quickly have access to this information in one place. If you are using Power Pack, you can additionally set up alerts for your call queues and generate reports to review their severity.

For the call queue real-time analytics you can monitor specific KPIs directly from the dashboard.

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Prerequisites for using alerts and notifications

  • Pro, Business, Education, or Enterprise account
  • Account owners and admins with privileges
  • Power pack license for Zoom Phone call queue alerts and notifications

How to add alerts and notifications

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation menu, click Account Management, then Alerts & Notifications.
  3. Click the Alerts tab.
  4. Click Add.
  5. In the Add an Alert page, enter the following:

In the Rule section

    • Name: Enter a name for your alert.
    • Module: Select one of the following modules.
      Note: You must choose a module to select a rule.
      • Call Queue Management: Select this module to determine alerts for your call queues.
      • Route Group Management: Select this module to know when the route group status changes for your BYOC.
      • Device Management: Select this module to know when your device goes online/offline.
      • Call Quality Management: Select this module to define your call voice quality score.
    • Rule: The selection of your rule is determined by the module you chose.
      • If Call Queue Management was selected, select one of the following:
        • Service Level: The percentage of calls answered within the threshold time (default time is 30 seconds).
        • Inbound Abandoned Calls: The number of inbound calls that was ended by the caller while waiting in the queue.
        • Inbound Overflowed Calls: The number of inbound calls that overflowed to another destination based on the call queue's settings.
        • Inbound Avg Call Waiting Time: The average of the number of inbound calls in the call queue.
        • Inbound Forwarded to Voicemail: The number of inbound calls that was forwarded to the call queue's voicemail.
        • Number of Waiting Calls: The number of waiting calls in the call queue.
      • If Route Group Management was selected, select Route groups status change.
        • Severity: Select Warming, or Critical for the severity of your alert.
      • If Device Management was selected, select Devices go offline or Device go online.
        • Alert: Select the time range of the device status.
      • If Call Quality Management was selected, select QoS Alert.
        • Warming: Enter a score to define your MOS as a warning.
        • Critical: Enter a score to define your MOS as critical.
    • Target: Select your target.
      • Account: Select this target to reach the entire account 
        Note: Available for both Route Group Management and Device Management.
      • Specify Device (Up to 5): Select this target to reach selected devices.
         Note: Available only for Device Management and Call Quality Management.
        • Search and enter the deskphone by user or extension, then click Save.

In the Notification section

    • Frequency: Select the frequency for your alert.
      Notes:
      • Visible only for Call Quality Management.
      • You will not receive an alert if problems persists for specified period of time.
    • Time frame: Select a time range to receive notification or check 24 hours.
    • Under Email Recipients (Up to 10), click Add, type the email addresses of the users that need to receive notifications, check the acknowledge box, then click Save.
    • (Optional) Under Chat Channels (Up to 3), click Add, follow the direction in the Zoom Chat Alert dialog box, then click Save.
      Note: Follow these instructions to get your verification token and endpoint.

In the Active Status section

(Optional) By default, after creating an alert and notification, the status of the item is active and the toggle is blue .

To deactivate that item click the toggle to turn it grey .

How to edit an alert

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation menu, click Account Management, then Alerts & Notifications.
  3. Click the Alerts tab.
  4. Click on the alert name, then click Edit for the following:
    • Rule
    • Target
    • Time frame
    • Click Add, to modify Email Recipients.

How to delete an alert

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation menu, click Account Management, then Alerts & Notifications.
  3. Click the Alerts tab.
  4. On the far right of the alert name, click the ellipse , then click Delete.
  5. (Optional) Click on the alert name, scroll down to the bottom of the page, then click Delete.

How to review alert logs

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation menu, click Account Management, then Alerts & Notifications.
  3. Click the Logs tab.
  4. Click the From and To boxes, to adjust the date for your review .
  5. In the search box, type the alert you are looking for.
  6. In the Rule box, click the drop down arrow to select a rule. You can select from the following:
    • Route groups status change.
    • Devices go offline.
    • Devices go online.

Additionally for call queues, you can select:

    • Service Level.
    • Inbound Abandoned Calls.
    • Inbound Overflowed Calls.
    • Inbound Avg Call Waiting Time.
    • Inbound Forwarded to Voicemail.
    • Number of Waiting Calls.
    • In the Severity box, click the drop down arrow to select a severity. You can select from the following:
      • Warning.
      • Critical.
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