You can add SMTP Server Settings to receive notifications for the analysis completion or failure along with the analysis report over the email.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that you can access the VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics user interface.

  • Verify that you have the administrator privileged user credentials to log in the VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics.

  • Verify that you have SMTP server, port, user name, password, and email address of the sender.

Caution:

The VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics does not support SMTP server behind the proxy. You must use local SMTP server or internal SMTP server in such case.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics user interface on a supported web browser using a user with administrator privilege.
  2. Click on the Settings tab from the top-menu.
  3. In the left pane, select Notification Settings.
  4. On the Email tab, enter the SMTP configuration details and click Add.

    Property

    Value

    Server

    Enter the SMTP server FQDN or IP address.

    Port

    Enter the SMTP server port.

    User name

    Enter the user name.

    Password

    Enter the password.

    Security

    Set the security to None or STARTTLS or SSL-Implicit as appropriate.

    Sender

    Enter the sender's email address.

Results

The configuration for email notification is encrypted and saved.

Example: Settings for Microsoft Office 365 and Local Host SMTP server.

Settings for Microsoft Office 365 as SMTP server.

Refer to Microsoft Office documentation and check with your respective administrator to configure the Office 365 SMTP server. Following is an example for using Office 365 SMTP server.

Property

Value

Server

smtp.office365.com

Port

587

User name

user@domain.com

Password

Password for user@domain.com

Security

TLS-STARTTLS

Sender

user@domain.com

Settings the Local host as SMTP server.

You can use local host with port 25 leaving the user name and password empty. Set the security as None. Following is an example for using local host SMTP server.

Property

Value

Server

Local host

Port

25

User name

Optional

Password

Optional

Security

None

Sender

shd-support@test.com

What to do next

Add Distribution Group configuring the email address of recipients.