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You can define alerts to automatically send an internal or external message, by e-mail, SMS or fax, to selected users in the system whenever certain events occur.

The alert settings are user-specific, optional and can be changed at any time.


  1. Choose   Administration   System Initialization   General Settings   and select the Services tab. The General Settings window appears.

  2. To display the SAP Business One internal mail inbox when a message arrives, select the Display Inbox When New Message Arrives checkbox.

  3. Define how often SAP Business One should check your inbox for updates in the Update Messages (Min.) field. The default is 5 minutes.

  4. To define whether all recurring postings for the day are displayed at logon, select the Display Recurring Postings on Execution checkbox.

  5. To enable alerts for activities scheduled for today, select the Send Alert for Activities Scheduled for Today checkbox.

  6. To save the settings, choose the Update button and choose the OK button.