Receive notification on invalid external

How can I configure TeamCity so that I receive a notification (email or tray) if an SVN Externals path is invalid?

The situation was that a build was not starting because the VCS root step failed with the following error:
Error collecting changes for VCS repository 'XYZ trunk'
Checkout rule:
Path is invalid:
'https://SvnServer:8443/svn/DotNet/Code/Modules/ExternalABC/Tags/2.4.0.0/2.4.0.39711/bin'@39825


An External declared on "XYZ trunk" pointed to an invalid path. This was committed, and no notifications were raised. The TeamCity Quick View shows a green light against the project, since the last actual build succeeded.

As things stand, the build is broken in that a checkout of the XYZ Trunk does not compile (missing external dll), but no notifications are sent and no error icons are shown in the tray.

This seems wrong - what have I not done?

Thanks,
Neil.

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