You can configure Data Management for VMware Tanzu to send an email to a system user when the user initiates a Forgot Password password reset. To enable this DMS functionality, you must configure an SMTP server for the installation. Configuring SMTP settings enables you to get email notifications for password recovery.
Before you configure email settings, ensure that you can identify the SMTP server host and port number.
Perform the following procedure to configure an SMTP server for DMS emails:
Select Settings from the left navigation pane.
This actions displays the Settings view, Information pane.
Select the SMTP Settings tab to view and configure/update the SMTP settings.
Set or update the Email properties:
|Sender Email||The email address to appear as the sender of Data Management for VMware Tanzu emails. Required.|
|SMTP Host||The host name or IP address of the SMTP mail server. Required.|
|SMTP Port||The port number on which the SMTP mail server runs. Required.|
|Username||The user name for the SMTP account. (Required when Authentication is on.)|
|Password||The password for the SMTP account. (Required when Authentication is on.)|
|Authentication||Specifies whether or not the SMTP server requires authentication. When checked, you must specify the SMTP account Username and Password.|
|Auto TLS||Specifies whether or not the SMTP server requires a secure connection. Check to enable a secure connection to the SMTP server.|
Click SAVE or UPDATE to apply the SMTP settings.
Data Management for VMware Tanzu validates the SMTP settings that you provide, and returns an error if validation fails.