vCloud Director requires an SMTP server to send user notification and system alert emails. An organization can use the system email settings or use its own email settings.

1

Select an SMTP server option.

Option

Description

Use system default SMTP server

The organization uses the system SMTP server.

Set organization SMTP server

The organization uses its own SMTP server. Type the DNS host name or IP address and port number of the SMTP server. (Optional) Select the Requires authentication check box and type a user name and password.

2

Select a notification settings option.

Option

Description

Use system default notification settings

The organization uses the system notification settings.

Set organization notification settings

The organization uses its own notification settings. Type an email address that appears as the sender for organization emails, type text to use as the subject prefix for organization emails, and select the recipients for organization emails.

3

(Optional) Type a destination email address and click Test Email Settings to verify that all SMTP server settings are configured as expected.

4

Click Next.