Viewing and managing notifications

You can quickly view notifications from any page in the Tanium Console, and you can manage notifications through the Activity page.

View notifications

To view unread notifications from any page:

  1. View the notification panel. From the Main menu, go to Notifications . The number next to the icon indicates the number of new notifications.
    A slide-out panel appears with any unread and pinned notifications. Notifications are arranged chronologically, with the newest notifications at the top.
  2. View notification details. The following options are available:
    • To show the summary, click the title of the notification to expand the summary.
    • To view the full text of a truncated title or metric, hover over the title or metric.
    • To view the article, click the title of the notification to show the summary, and then click Read More.
    • A notification might contain a link to an article or a link to a dashboard in Tanium™ Reporting.
      • To view an article, click the title of the notification to show the summary, and then click Read More.
      • To view a dashboard, click the title of the notification to show the summary, and then click Dashboard. The dashboard loads only if Reporting is installed in your environment. For information about dashboards, see Tanium Reporting User Guide: Dashboards.
    • To remove a notification from the slide-out panel, click X in the title bar.
      The notification is removed from the slide-out panel. You can still access the notification from the Activity page.
    • To pause notifications from a source, from the slide-out panel, click Pause Notification, then select a time period.

      During the selected time period, no additional notifications for this source appear in the Activity page or slide-out panel.

    • To mark all notifications as read, click Dismiss All.
  3. To close the slide-out panel, click X in the upper right of the panel.

Manage notifications

Use the Activity page to manage and view notifications.

  1. From the Main menu, go to Activity. The Activity page opens. Notifications are arranged chronologically, with the latest notifications at the top.



    Unread notifications contain the new label.

  2. (Optional) Set any filter options. The following filters are available:
    FilterDescription
    Status

    Select All to show all notifications regardless of read status. Select Unread to show only unread notifications. Select Read to show read notifications.

    A notification status changes to read when you pin the notification to the slide-out panel, click the Read More link, or expand the notification summary.

    RangeSelect the time range for which to show notifications.
    Filter by textEnter a value to search all titles and summaries for the text.
    TypeOn the Activity menu, click a filter to only show notifications that match the type. Any other filters that you specify are preserved. Options include My Notifications, All Notifications, Emerging Issues, Announcements, Release Notes, and options for Tanium solutions. The My Notifications option includes notifications that apply to the filters you set in the notification preferences.
  3. The following options are available for each notification:
    • To expand and collapse the summary, click the title of the notification.
    • To view the full text of a truncated title or metric, hover over the title or metric.
    • To add a notification to the slide-out panel, click Pin .
    • To remove the notification from the slide-out Activity panel, click Unpin .
    • To resume notifications from a source that were previously paused, from the Activity page, click Resume Notification.
    • To view the article, click Read More.
    • A notification might contain a link to an article or a link to a dashboard in Tanium™ Reporting.
      • To view an article, click Read More.
      • To view a dashboard, click Dashboard.. The dashboard loads only if Reporting is installed in your environment. For information about dashboards, see Tanium Reporting User Guide: Dashboards.

Set notification preferences

  1. From the Activity page, click Preferences .




  2. Click Topics, then use the sliders to select the types of notifications that you want to see in the slide-out notification panel and the My Notifications category on the Activity page.
  3. Click Appearance, then select how you want the notifications to appear on the slide-out Activity panel and the Activity page.
    • Select Condensed if you want the notification content in the card to be collapsed by default.
    • Select Expanded if you want the notification content in the card to be expanded by default.
  4. Click Paused Notifications to view the notification sources that you paused. The following options are available:
    • Click the Expand icon () next to a source to view up to the five most recent paused notifications for that source.
    • Click the Resume icon () next to a source to resume notifications.
  5. Click Close.