WatSAFE Desktop Notification is one of several channels the University of Waterloo's emergency communication system will use to distribute messages in the event of an emergency. When triggered, the WatSAFE Desktop Notification software would cause a pop-up window to appear on the users desktop screen, displaying the emergency message.
The WatSAFE desktop notification software is pushed out to all IST-managed workstations via the SCCM software management tool.
To install the latest version of the WatSAFE desktop notification software on a workstation not managed by IST, complete the following steps:
The AppArmor WatSAFE desktop notification client will now automatically update
For both managed and non-managed machines
To ensure the WatSAFE Desktop Notification is installed, look for the icon (Waterloo crest) in the system tray and ensure the status icon is green. Hovering over the icon will display WatSAFE Desktop Notification.