Use the sendemail command to generate email notifications. You can email search results to specified email addresses.
Syntax: sendemail to= < email_list >
• Required arguments:
o Syntax: to= < email_list>
o Description: List of email addresses to send search results to specify email addresses in a
comma-separated and quoted list.
o Example: sendemail to=”email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org”
• To demonstrate this command we will use the “Send Email from dashboard Using sendemail command” dashboard.
• In above dashboard :-
- Time range picker:- to select time range
- Text field: – Used this field to enter email id, we can enter multiple email separated by comma delimiter within quotes.
- Submit Button: – the results will generate and sent over mail id after hitting the Submit Button.
• Query Used for the dashboard is as follow:-
index=* | stats count by sourcetype| sendemail to=”$field$” subject=failed_login sendresults=true server=localhost graceful=true
- In the above query we will get statistics result.
- Sendemail attribute:- here email id will be dropped form text field above in panel.
- Sendresults attribute:- to get the results attached with the mail.
- Server attribute:- mail server used to works this command fine.
- Graceful attribute:-it is used to show result in panel if we keep mail id text field blank.
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