Sharing metrics: Email notifications

When you share an asset (for example, a metric or a dashboard) with individual users in your account, an email notification is automatically sent to the recipient.

What's included in the email notification?

The email notification includes the following information:

  • The sharer's name
  • The asset's name
  • The recipient's access to the asset (Edit or View)
  • A link that goes to the asset in the recipient's account:
  • Clicking on the link for a metric opens the shared metric.
  • Clicking on the link for a metric dashboard opens the shared metric dashboard.

What else do I need to know?

Here are a few more things you should know about email notifications:

  • IMPORTANT: If you unsubscribe from these emails, but you will not be able to re-subscribe.
  • Email notifications are not supported for group sharing. They are only supported when sharing assets with individuals.
  • Each asset that is shared sends a unique email notification. For example, if you share 5 metrics with an individual, the recipient will get 5 separate email notifications.
  • Email notifications only include the primary shared asset, not secondary assets. For example, if you share a metric dashboard, the notification won't include details for the metrics and source data associated with the shared metric dashboard.
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