Using the variable function

Setting up groups for variables (Step 4 of 5)

In our example organization we have a team for servers, another team for workstations and T. Morgan who manages both groups.

For our servers group, we want to notify and, and for the workstations group we want to notify and

Both of our servers & workstations groups will automatically inherit the variable, so we will just have to add the distribution group ( and to that variable. This can be done by clicking on the group and selecting "Set Variables" in the ribbon.


To change the value, double click the $EMAIL variable and add the new email address, using a comma to separate them. You can repeat this process for the workstations group.


Now, anytime a filter triggers the default email action in the servers group, both and will be alerted.

  • Updated on: 2015-01-21
  • Skill Level: Beginner
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