Can audible alarms be delivered to a webclient browser?

Issue

Can audible alarms be delivered to a webclient browser?

Alarms can be seen in a webclient browser, but no sound can be heard even when the event notification has the action 'beep on alarm' selected. Alarms in Cyberstation from this same alarm configuration beep normally.

Product Line

Andover Continuum

Environment

  • webClient
  • Windows XP
  • Vista
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Internet Explorer 6
  • Internet Explorer 7
  • Internet Explorer 8

Cause

Webclient browsers do not support audible alarms.

Resolution

Webclient browsers do not support audible alarms. An enhancement request for this feature has been made, but at this time it has been decided not to implement this feature. You can silence an alarm through a webclient browser, but no audible feedback is received.