The migrated vRealize Operations Manager email plug-in requires server authentication, and you must verify the email server certificate before the migrated plug-in will work.

A migration imports the version 5.x filter email plug-in on the source to the standard email plug-in on the target. For security, the target version of vRealize Operations Manager requires server authentication for the standard email plug-in. Part of enabling server authentication requires that you verify the email server certificate after performing a migration.

Perform a migration of a version 5.x source to this version of vRealize Operations Manager.

1

Log in to the migration target using the admin account.

2

On the left, click Administration.

3

On the left, click Outbound Alert Settings.

4

On the right, select the Standard Email Plug-in.

5

From the toolbar, click the edit button.

A window appears, showing the details for your SMTP server.

6

If a username and password are configured for the SMTP server, re-enter the password.

7

Click Test.

A window appears, showing the details for the email server certificate.

8

Click Yes.

vRealize Operations Manager imports the certificate to its trust store, which enables authenticated connections to the email server.