This topic provides answers to some frequently asked questions about the Settings feature of Security Center.

How do I modify the contacts that receive alert notifications?

Can I receive alert notifications if I did not specify a severity for alerts?

How do I modify the contacts that receive alert notifications?

Security Center sends you alert notifications about vulnerabilities, baseline checks, and alerts by using text messages, emails, or internal messages. You can perform the following steps to modify the contacts that receive alert notifications or the information about the contacts. Notification methods
  1. Go to Message Center.
  2. On the Common Settings page, find Security Notice and click Modify in the Contact column.
    The Contact column displays the specific contacts of each notification type.
  3. In the Modify Contact dialog box, modify contacts. Modify contacts
    You must select the contacts to whom alert notifications are sent. Only the contacts that you select can receive the alert notifications. Perform the following operations based on your business requirements:
    • To add a contact, click Add Receiver, enter the name and email address of the new contact, and then click OK.
    • To modify the information of an existing contact, click Manage Contacts in the upper-right corner of the Common Settings page.
    Note
    • You must select at least one contact. By default, the contact is the one you specify when you create your Alibaba Cloud account.
    • Before a contact can receive alert notifications, you must verify the email address and phone number of the contact. The system automatically sends a verification message to the specified phone number and email address so you can complete the verification.
  4. Click Save.
    The new settings immediately take effect.

Can I receive alert notifications if I did not specify a severity for alerts?

No, if you did not specify a severity in the Severity column for alerts, Security Center does not send you alert notifications. In this case, you can go to the Alerts page to view the alerts that are generated on your assets. You did not specify a severity for Alerts.