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Notification settings

You can configure global default notification settings for index operations on the Notification settings page. You can also configure additional notification settings for individual index operations.

Configuring default notification settings

In the Notification settings interface, you can configure the default notification settings for the following index operations that may take longer to complete:

  • Open
  • Reindex
  • Split
  • Shrink
  • Clone
  • Force merge

To get started, under the OpenSearch Dashboards main menu, select Management > Index Management. Under Index Management, select Notification settings.

You can choose to be notified when the operation has completed or failed. Additionally, you can select the notification channels for this notification, as shown in the following image.

Default notification settings

If you don’t have permission to view notification settings, you cannot view the default settings.

Configuring notification settings for an individual operation

You can view default notification settings when you perform an indexing operation as well as set up additional notifications. For example, if you want to configure an additional notification for a reindex operation, perform the following steps:

  1. Select Management > Index Management.

  2. In the Index Management interface, select Indices.

  3. Select the index you want to reindex.

  4. Select Reindex from the Actions dropdown list.

  5. After selecting all reindex options, expand Advanced settings. Under Notifications, default notifications are listed.

    If you don’t have permission to view notification settings, you will not be able to view the default settings.

  6. To receive additional notifications, select Send additional notifications, as shown in the following image.

    Individual notification settings

  7. Select whether you want to be notified when the operation has failed or completed.

  8. Select a channel from the Notification channels dropdown list. If you want to configure a new notification channel, select Manage channels.

    To configure a new notification channel, confirm that the dashboards-notification plugin is enabled in OpenSearch Dashboards.

  9. Select the Reindex button.

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