In the IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS), you can define an administrative task as a result of which a notification information will be sent via email. For details on notifications, see How to Configure Notifications in the IGEL UMS.

For general information on administrative tasks, see Administrative Tasks - Configure Scheduled Actions for the IGEL UMS.

Menu path: UMS Administration > Global Configuration > Administrative Tasks > Dialog Create Administrative Task > Action "Send notification information via email"


Name: Name for the task.

Action: "Send notification information via email".

Description: Optional description of the task.

Send result as mail

The result of the task will be sent to the specified recipients via email.

The following two options are active if Send result as mail is enabled:

Send to default recipient (not defined)

The email will be sent to the email address defined under Mail Settings > Mail Recipient. Further information can be found under Mail Settings.

Additional recipients: Other email addresses to which the email will be sent. If you enter a number of addresses, you must separate them using a semicolon ";".


The task will be executed at the set time. (Default)

The task will not be executed.


Mail recipients: Email address(es) of the recipients.

Result format: Data format in which the results of the task are sent as a mail attachment.
Possible options:

  • XML (Default)
  • HTML
  • CSV

Create archive

An archive is created.

No archive is created. (Default)

Export: Defines whether all notifications or only new ones have to be exported.
Possible options: 

  • All notifications (Default)
  • Only notifications generated after the last administrative task execution

Export notifications about: Defines the type of notifications that will be exported. For more information on notification types, see How to Configure Notifications in the IGEL UMS.
Possible options: 

  • Universal Firmware Updates

    As of UMS 6.10.110, all types of notifications about firmware updates will be included (i.e. Universal Firmware Updates (up to 11.07)Universal Firmware Updates - Stable Releases, and Universal Firmware Updates - Rolling Releases) if the corresponding notification type is activated under Menu bar > Misc > Settings > Notifications.

  • Universal Management Licenses
  • Device Licenses
  • Disk Usage
  • Global Notifications
  • Admin Tasks
  • Packs
  • Certificates


Start: Point in time at which the task is executed.

Task starts every [number of time units]

The task will be repeated at the set time interval.

The task will not be repeated at the set time interval.

Weekdays: The task will be executed on the activated weekdays at the point in time specified under Start.

Monthly: The task will be executed monthly at the point in time specified under Start.

Exclude public holidays: The task will not be executed on the days listed in the public holiday lists selected via . Further information on the public holiday lists can be found in the menu bar under Misc > Scheduled Jobs, see Menu Bar of the IGEL UMS Console.

Expiration: Point in time as of which the task will no longer be repeated.