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Customize the Subject line in an SMTP Output Action or Template

Discussion created by RSA Admin Employee on Sep 16, 2008
Latest reply on Nov 3, 2011 by RSA Admin

enVision 3.5.2


Is there any way to customize the subject line in an SMTP output action or template?   Instead of using one of the three pre-canned options of Short, Medium, or Long, none of which allow you to modify their content.


Ideally I'd like to set up smtp output actions and/or templates just like we do reports where I can declare SQL clauses and specify variables to construct a dynamic subject line so the people receiving the email alerts have something more relevant. 


Say you have a corelation rule fire when XYZ happens on a firewall or IDS.  I'd like to be able to specify the SMTP subject line to say "XYZ on %DeviceHostName%".   Or in certain circumstances where your paging out to someone who's oncall that there is an increased trend in something happening, like "Virus Threshold Exceeded, %VirusCount% detections of %virusname% in last hour."


That would be way more helpful than a subject line of: ViewName, AertCategoryName, etc, etc, etc.


Anyone had any luck with this?  Any ideas?