You configure e-mail notifications in vRealize Operations Manager so that users and applications receive the administrative alerts from vRealize Operations Manager about certain situations in the data center. 

Verify that you have access to an SMTP server.

1

Log in to vRealize Operations Manager by using the administration console.

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://vrops-cluster-01.rainpole.local.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

admin

Password

vrops_admin_password

2

In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, click Administration and click Outbound Settings.

3

On the Outbound Settings page, click the Add icon to create an outbound alert instance.

4

In the Add/Edit Outbound Alert Instance dialog box, configure the settings for the Standard Email Plug-in, and click OK

Alert Instance Setting

Value

Plugin Type

Standard Email Plugin

Instance Name

Rainpole Alert Mail Relay

Use Secure Connection

Selected

SMTP Host

FQDN of the mail server

SMTP Port

Server port for SMTP requests

The SMTP service application usually listens on TCP port 25 for incoming requests.

Secure Connection Type

TLS

Sender Email Address

vrops@rainpole.com

Sender Name

vRealize Operations Admin


5

Click Test to verify the connection with the SMTP server.

6

After the verification completes, click Save.