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Conditional Email has been developed in order to keep you always informed about the changes of states of the components of your system. You can set the specific parameters you want to keep under control and you can set until three different groups of email contacts which to send the warning emails.
This video shows you how to configure the plugin module. Get to the configuration page entering http://your_IPaddress/logic/plugins/conditional-email as URL on your browser. Otherwise you can access to the configuration page using the plugin configuration command on EVE Manager. Please refer to “EVE Logic installation” guide.
1. Enable/Disable plugin
To enable/disable the plugin to use click the ON/OFF button on the right corner on top of the web page screen.
Turn the plugin ON is the step that you don’t have to forget in order to make it enabled to work.
2. Account setting
You now need to set the Server information, the account from where all the emails will be sent.
Select “Account Settings” tab and enter all the information requested. Do not forget to save before switching to the next tab.
3. Email Groups setting
The plugin let you choose who will receive emails for the system control.
Switch to “Email Groups” tab. Here you can set till 3 different groups of email contacts. Do not forget to save after entering email accounts. You can also do a sending test simply clicking “Test” blue button.
Say for instance you want to inform the guardian and to be informed about the alarm system, you can create a specific group with just your two email contacts. Instead, you can create another specific group for all other system alarms.
4. Logic setting
Now you can finally set the logic. Swith to “Email Logics” tab.
Choose the component you want to keep under control and set the parameter.
Do not forget that a switch component can only be “EQUAL TO ON/OFF”. A dimmer component can be “EQUAL TO/GREATER or LESS THAN (a value 1-1000)”.
The “Recheck Time” must be a numerical value at least of zero.
What is “Recheck Time”? The plugin sends an email anytime the specific condition occurs. If you set 5 minutes as Recheck Time it means that if the condition will occur again within 5 minutes from the previous sent email the plugin will not send any email. The plugin will send email only if the condition will occur again after 5 minutes since the last email had been sent.
5. Email setting
Now choose the group (previously set) which you want the plugin send the email to. Set the Email Object and Boby and do not forget to click on “Add logic” blue button in order to save the logic. Below a review of all the logics that you have added which will be displaied on different rows. You can set as many Email Logics as you want.
6. Other options
Each new configuration row ends with an “X” icon. If you does need to remove a specific components just click on it and changes will authomatically be saved. Next to it, there is the icon of an envelope which shows you further info about the email object and body.