Configure Alerts On The Security And Compliance Center On SharePoint Office 365

In this article, you will learn how to configure alerts on the Security and Compliance Center on SharePoint Office 365.

Welcome to an article on how to Configure Alerts on the Security & Compliance center on SharePoint Office 365.

You can configure alerts for any change or updates from a wide range of options on your Office 365 portal. It will help you to monitor the actions of the users on your portal and assist you in maintenance.

If you are a tenant administrator, open your Office portal and click “Security & Compliance”.

Security & Compliance

  • You will reach your security and compliance center.

    center

  • On the left navigation of the security and compliance center, click Manage alerts, as per the screenshot, shown above.

    Manage alerts
  • Click Add an alert.

    Add an alert
    Add an alert

Configuration

  • Name: Here, provide a name to your alert.
  • Description: Provide a description.
  • Send this alert when: Select from various options, when you want to trigger an alert. They are all defined in the following activities.

    1. File and folder activities are listed below:

      File and folder activities

    2. Sharing and accessing the request activities are listed below:

       Sharing and access request activities
      Synchronization activities

    3. Synchronization activities are listed below:

      Synchronization activities

    4. Site administration activities are listed below:

      Site administration activities
      Site administration activities

    5. Exchange mailbox activities are listed below:

      Exchange mailbox activities

    6. Sway activities are listed below:
      Sway activities

    7. User administration activities are listed below:

      User administration activities

    8. Group administration activities are listed below:
      Group administration activities

    9. Application administration activities are listed below:

      Application administration activities

    10. Role administration activities are listed below:

      Role administration activities

    11. Directory administration activities are listed below:
      Directory administration activities

    Select among the top 11 activities, based on a user or many users and configure the alert.

  • Recipients: Choose the users you want to receive the alerts for.

Once configured, any changes based on your criteria will trigger alerts on the Security & Compliance center on SharePoint Office 365 thereby assisting you to monitor the user actions.