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caDSR Sentinel Tool

Product Description

The caDSR Sentinel Tool (login required) allows users who have a caDSR account to create and manage Alert Definitions for the content in the caDSR. Alert Definitions are a set of rules that are periodically evaluated against the caDSR. If the conditions in those rules are met, notification is sent to the user by email, with a hyperlink to a report that specifies the changes that have taken place, including a filter to monitor changes made to CDEs associated with CRFs.

Current Version

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  • Release Date of Current Version: November 2010

Intended Audiences

Context Administrators and caDSR Administrators; Developers; Forms Builders; Metadata Curators (Forms); Metadata curators (UML Models)

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Domain and Technical Information

  • Area of Focus: Data Sharing
  • Primary Workspace: caCORE
  • Currently caGrid Enabled?Supporting Tool
  • Compatibility Level: Supporting Tool (Learn more about compatibility levels)
  • Tool Maturity Assessment Mature Product (Successfully Adopted)
  • Architecture Level:  Enterprise System/Infrastructure - Server/Network Dependent,
  • Installation Level: Advanced - technical team required for installation