Configure email notifications to send alerts to vRealize Automation users.

UI Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation cloud services console at https://<vra_cluster_fqdn>/csp/gateway/portal with a user assigned the Service Broker administrator service role.
  2. On the main navigation bar, click Services.

  3. Under My Services, click Service Broker.

  4. Click the Content and policies tab.

  5. In the left pane, select Notifications > Email server.

  6. Enter your values from the VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook, configure the following settings, and click Test connection.




    Depends on organization requirements.

    Connection Security


    Trust Certificates Presented by the Host


  7. After the successful connection test, click Create.

PowerShell Procedure

  1. Start Windows PowerShell.

  2. Replace the values in the sample code with values from your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook and run the commands in the PowerShell console.

    $sddcManagerFqdn = ""
    $sddcManagerUser = "administrator@vsphere.local"
    $sddcManagerPass = "VMw@re1!"
    $vraUser = "configadmin"
    $vrаPass = "VMw@re1!"
    $smtpServer = ""
    $emailAddress = ""
    $senderName = "Rainpole Cloud"
  3. Perform the configuration by running the command in the PowerShell console.

    Add-vRANotification -server $sddcManagerFqdn -user $sddcManagerUser -pass $sddcManagerPass -vraUser $vraUser -vraPass $vrаPass -smtpServer $smtpServer -emailAddress $emailAddress -sender $senderName -connection NONE