Is it possible to have DRA send an automated email whenever a new account is created? (NETIQKB53221)

  • 7753221
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 19-Jun-2007


Is it possible to have DRA send an automated email whenever a new account is created?

How can I set up a post task trigger to send an automated email when an account is created?

Directory and Resource Administrator 7.x


There is a script located in the DRA Knowledge Depot ( called SetInfoNotifyPostTask.vbs. This is an example script on how to send email notification with DRA. The script sends an e-mail message to the Assistant Admin who created the user account if the account needs to be added to groups in trusted domains.

To set up the post task trigger:

  1. Launch the Delegation and Configuration console with an account that is a DRA admin.
  2. Expand the Policy and Automation Management node
  3. Click Automation Triggers.
  4. Click New Trigger the toolbar to launch the Create Automation Trigger Wizard.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Browse to locate the operation you would like to associate with a trigger.
  7. Click Add, and then click OK.
  8. Select the Post-task option, and then click Next.
  9. Select the Script option.
  10. In the DO file path field, enter the path to the SetInfoNotifyPostTask.vbs script, and then click Next.
  11. Leave the default selections on the 'Specify Trigger scope' page, and then click Next.
  12. Create custom error messages if necessary, and then click Next.
  13. Type in a name and description for the trigger, and then click Next.
  14. Review the summary page, and then click Finish.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB53221

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