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{{{ "title": "Configure Intrusion Protection Service Notifications", "date": "03-4-2016", "author": "Client-Security", "attachments": [], "contentIsHTML": false, "sticky": false }}}

Configures notifications associated with an IPS agent running on a designated host. Calls to this operation must include a token acquired from the authentication endpoint. See the Login API for information on acquiring this token.

When to Use It

Use this API operation to configure the notifications of an installed IPS agent on CenturyLink Cloud servers.

The calls below will perform all of the operations for configuring, retrieving, updating, and deleting a notification destination.

Supported Managed Operating Systems

Current supported operating systems can be found here Operating System Support



Create and Update









URI Parameters

Name Type Description Req.
accountAlias string Short code for a particular account Yes
serverName string The name of the server that has the agent already installed Yes

Content Properties

Name Type Description Req.
notificationDestinations array List of Notification Destinations Yes

Notification Destination Definition

Name Type Description Req.
url string The URL endpoint for WEBHOOK or SLACK notification No
typeCode string This is the type of destination (either SYSLOG, EMAIL, or WEBHOOK) Yes
sysLogSettings array This contains all of the options for SYSLOG No
emailAddress string This object will contain options for an EMAIL notification No

SysLogSettings Definition

Name Type Description Req.
ipAddress string The IP address of customers syslog server Yes
udpPort integer The port the syslog is listening on Yes
facility integer This is an Integer, 16-23, to set the type of program logging messages. Yes



    "url": "http://my.slack.webhook",
    "typeCode": "SLACK"
    "url": "http://my.generic.webhook",
    "typeCode": "WEBHOOK"
    "typeCode": "SYSLOG",
            "ipAddress": "12345",
            "udpPort": "8081",
            "facility": "16"
    "typeCode": "EMAIL",
    "emailAddress": ""


The response will not contain JSON content, but should return the HTTP 204 No Content response. For details on what's included in each alert, please refer to this knowledge base article.