Venus Public Alerts: How do account owners enable alerts in Venus Control Suite?

Topic

  • How can account owners enable alerts in Venus Control Suite?
 

Environment

  • Product: Venus Basic, Venus Select, Venus Professional, Venus Enterprise
  • Components: Emergency Alerts (NCMEC, IPAWS)
  • Control System: Venus Cloud-Based, Venus Local
IPAWS or Integrated Public Alert and Warning System unifies the United States' Emergency Alert System, National Warning System, Wireless Emergency Alerts, and NOAA Weather Radio, under a single platform. 

Steps

Account administrators and display level users can enable alerts.   The steps below are for how to enable alerts for parent / administrator accounts.

  1. Log into Venus Control Suite. See: Venus Control Suite: How do I log in? .

  2. Click on Settings from the main menu.
  3. Click on Alert Management section.
    IPAWS alert enable administrator.png
  4. Toggle to On to enable alerts.

  5. From this location, users can see a sample of what the alert looks like.  All alerts will be text only and the format is dependent on the size of the display. 
    IPAWS email 1.png

  6. Click Accept.  

  7. Place a check in front of the type of alerts you would like for your display.

  8. Enter your exclusive/ rotational preferences. 
     IPAWS email 2_tests2.png

  9. Click Save.

  10. Now the Alerts have been enabled at the account level.  Displays will need to configure the playlist setting and location. See: How to enable Emergency Alerts in Venus Control Suite.

Related Resources

Venus Public Alerts: How do I set a current IPAWS alert as inactive or active for my display?

Venus Public Alerts: How to enable Emergency Alerts in Venus Control Suite.  (at the display level)

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