Create Backup Success Email Notification
1. Choose Create Task to open the interface.
2. In the General tab, specify a Name (e.g. Backup Success Email Task) and Description (e.g. Notification of Scheduled Backup Successful), and tick Run whether the user is logged on or not.
3. In the Triggers tab, Select New… -> choose On an Event in Begin the task box -> check Basic for settings (Select Microsoft-Windows-Backup/Operational for Log, Enter 4 for Event ID) -> check Stop task if it runs longer than 1 hour, as well as Enable -> Click OK.
4. In Actions tab, click New… -> Select Start a program in Action box -> enter powershell.exe in Program/script box -> input -EP Bypass c:\Windows\System32\email-success.ps1 in Add arguments (optional) box -> Press OK.
5. In the Settings tab, Check Stop the task if it runs longer than: and set it to 1 hour -> Click OK, and on the credentials prompt enter the credentials required for running the task.
Create Backup Failure Email Notification
The steps to create a backup failure email notification is similar to the above steps, just follow the step 1-5 to create, the only differences are listed below:
1. In the General tab, specify another different Name and Description.
2. In Triggers tab, create individual triggers for Events 5, 8, 9, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 49, 50, and 561.
3. In Actions tab, type in -EP Bypass c:\Windows\System32\email-failure.ps1 instead in Add arguments box.
Now, wait for the scheduled task to run at the scheduled time. If you set it correctly, after the backup is finished or failed, you will receive the email immediately.
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