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Interactive alerts


Looking for information about common alerts and notifications?

The Interactive alerts section in Advanced setup > Notifications enables you to configure how message boxes and interactive alerts for detections, where a decision is needed to be made by a user (for example, potential phishing website) are handled by ESET Endpoint Security.


Interactive alerts

Disabling Display interactive alerts will hide all alert windows and in-browser dialogs and is only suitable for a limited amount of specific situations.

  • For unmanaged users, we recommend this option is left in its default setting (enabled).
  • For managed users, keep this setting enabled and select a pre-defined action for users in the List of interactive alerts.

Interactive alerts—Click Edit to select which Interactive alerts will be displayed.

Message boxes

To close the message boxes automatically after a certain time, select Close message boxes automatically. If they are not closed manually, alert windows are automatically closed after the specified time elapses.

Timeout in seconds—Sets the alert visibility duration. The value must be between 10-999 seconds.

Confirmation messages—Click Edit to show a list of confirmation messages you can select to display or not to display.