Console Tools: Send Notification
This tool sends custom notifications to the device or collection that you select in the ConfigMgr Console.
How it does it
By default the send notification tool will attempt to use the custom "Recast Toast" notification which includes the ability to add an icon. If it is not able to send a notification that way, it will attempt to send a notification through the Configuration Manager client. If that fails the last attempt will be to send a Windows notification.
The interface for the tool looks like the below screenshot. The advanced settings can be expanded to allow you to choose the type of notification you would like to send. The first method that is successful will be the method that the notification will be sent.
You can also select the advanced settings and choose to attempt to send the notification in a specific way.
you must select a Logo Image to send with your Recast Toast Notification. This image should be in PNG, JPG, or BMP format.
In order to use the Send Notification tool, users must have at least one of these permissions in the Recast Management Server. Each permission corresponds with one of the ways to send the notification. In order to send a Recast Toast Notification, you need to have the SendRecastToastNotification permission in the SystemInformation plugin. To send a ConfigMgr Client Toast notification you need to have the SendCmClientToastNotification in the ConfigMgrClient plugin. To send a Windows Popup, you need to have the SendMessageAllUsers permission in the SystemInformation plugin