In the Administration → Media types section users can configure and maintain media type information.
Media type information contains general instructions for using a medium as delivery channel for notifications. Specific details, such as the individual e-mail addresses to send a notification to are kept with individual users.
A listing of existing media types with their details is displayed.
|Name||Name of the media type. Clicking on the name opens the media type configuration form.|
|Type||Type of the media (e-mail, SMS, etc) is displayed.|
|Status||Media type status is displayed - Enabled or Disabled.
By clicking on the status you can change it.
|Used in actions||All actions where the media type is used directly (selected in the Send only to dropdown) are displayed. Clicking on the action name opens the action configuration form.|
|Details||Detailed information of the media type is displayed.|
|Actions||The following action is available:
Test - click to open a testing form where you can enter media type parameters (e.g. a recipient address with test subject and body) and send a test message to verify that the configured media type works. See also: Media type testing.
To configure a new media type, click on the Create media type button in the top right-hand corner.
To import a media type from XML, click on the Import button in the top right-hand corner.
Buttons below the list offer some mass-editing options:
To use these options, mark the checkboxes before the respective media types, then click on the required button.