You use the Outbound Alert Settings to manage your communication settings when you want to send alert information to users or applications outside of vRealize Operations Manager.

You manage your outbound alert options from this page, including adding or editing outbound alert plug-ins, and turning the configured plug-ins on or off. When enabled, the plug-in processes generates alerts for delivery to users as email notifications, or to other applications.

To manage your outbound alert settings, select Administration in the left pane, and click Outbound Alert Settings.

Outbound Alert Settings Options



Toolbar options

Use the toolbar options to manage your Outbound Alert Plug-Ins.

Add or Edit. Opens the Outbound Alert Plug-In dialog box where you configure the connection options for the instance.

Delete. Removes the selected plug-in instance.

Enable or Disable. Starts or stops the plug-in instance. Disabling an instance allows you to stop sending the alerts configured for the plug-in without removing the configuration from your environment.

Instance Name

Name you assigned when you created the plug-in instance.

Plug-In Type

Type of configured plug-in for the plug-in instance. The types of plug-ins vary depending on the solutions you added to your environment.

The most common plug-in types include standard email, SNMP trap, log file, and REST.


Specifies whether the plug-in is currently running.