As a tenant user, you can forward the VMware Cloud Director Availability event notifications to VMware Cloud Director, or by using email delivery. Both delivery channels carry the same event information.

For more information about the event notifications and their delivery channels, see Event Notifications in the VMware Cloud Director Availability Administration Guide.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that VMware Cloud Director Availability 4.1 is deployed in the cloud site.
  • Verify that you can access VMware Cloud Director Availability as a tenant or as a service provider. For more information, see Accessing VMware Cloud Director Availability.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the management interface of the Cloud Replication Management Appliance.
    1. In a Web browser, go to https://Appliance-IP-Address.
    2. Enter tenant user credentials.
    3. Click Login.
  2. In the left pane, click Event and Notifications.
  3. To configure email notifications in the VMware Cloud Director Tenant Portal, next to Cloud Director Email click Configure in VCD .
    VMware Cloud Director Availability reads the following email settings from VMware Cloud Director:
    • The SMTP server configuration.
    • The sender email address.
    • The recipients of the email, either explicit email address or the email addresses of organization administrators.
    • The default subject prefix.
  4. To configure the notification delivery channels for replication management operations, next to Replication Management Events click Edit.
    1. To receive the events in VMware Cloud Director, select Cloud Director events as the notifications delivery channel.
    2. To save the selected delivery channel for replication management event notifications, in the Replication Management Events window click Apply.
  5. To configure the notification delivery channels and settings for replication monitoring, next to Replication Monitoring Events click Edit.
    Option Description
    Replication Monitoring Channels
    • To receive the events in VMware Cloud Director, select Cloud Director events as the notifications delivery channel.
    • If configured in VMware Cloud Director, to receive the events over email by using the VMware Cloud Director email configuration, select Cloud Director email as the notifications delivery channel.
    RPO violation threshold time Only forward events for replications with RPO violation time above this threshold. Use 0 to forward events for any RPO violation. The default value is 0 minutes.
    RPO violation threshold count Only forward events for replications with RPO violations count above this threshold. Use 0 to forward events for any number of replications with an RPO violation. The default value is 0.
  6. To save the selected delivery channels for replication monitoring event notifications, in the Replication Monitoring Events window click Apply.

Results

VMware Cloud Director Availability starts forwarding tenant event notifications by using the selected delivery channels.

What to do next

You can monitor VMware Cloud Director Availability tenant events by using VMware Cloud Director, or your email client.