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How to create a ticket in the Proofpoint Essentials Support portal

Only Partners or Direct Support customers are able to log into the support site to create a ticket.  If you are a Partner or Direct Support customer and need an account please email a request to essentials-provisioning@proofpoint.com.

Note: If you are not a Partners or Direct Support customer, Please contact your reseller/service provider for support. If you are unsure who to contact for support, email queries to support-essentials@proofpoint.com.

  1. Go to http://support.proofpointessentials.com and login
  2. Click "Submit a Ticket"
  3. Select department 'Support' and click Next
  4. Enter your ticket details:
    • Make sure to fill out the correct Priority for the issue:

Priority

Typical Examples

SLO or Target Response time*

P4

"How To" Questions and software issues with no degradation

1 business week

P3

All major functionality is working. Non-crucial system issues. The service is running with limited functionality in on or more subsystems. 

Before end of next business day

P2

The software is operating in degraded mode. One or more of the subsystems is not functioning or impacting only a subset of users.

4 hours

P1

System Down. Complete failure of the software or hardware and  is impacting all users. 

1 hour

 

  1. Click "Submit" at the bottom of the page. Once submitted you will recieve an email summary of the ticket.

 

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