The PingDirectory Server provides delivery mechanisms for account status notifications and administrative alerts using SMTP, JMX, or SNMP in addition to standard error logging. Alerts and events reflect state changes within the server that may be of interest to a user or monitoring service. Notifications are typically the delivery of an alert or event to a user or monitoring service. Account status notifications are only delivered to the account owner notifying a change in state in the account.

This chapter presents the following topics: