vSphere Data Protection supports email notifications about the status of backup jobs. Configure vSphere Data Protection to send daily emails. You can regularly check them as a part of your daily monitoring activities.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to the following URL.

      Region

      vCenter Server URL

      Region A

      https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client

      Region B

      https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client

    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. On the vSphere Web Client Home page, click the VDP icon.
  3. On the Welcome to vSphere Data Protection page, select the region-specific vSphere Data Protection instance from the VDP Appliance drop-down menu and click Connect.

    Region

    vSphere Data Protection Instance

    Region A

    mgmt01vdp01

    Region B

    mgmt01vdp51

  4. On the Configuration tab, click the Email button and click Edit.




  5. Configure the following settings for email notification and click Save.

    Email Notification Settings

    Region A

    Region B

    Enable vSphere Data Protection alarm email notification

    Selected

    Selected

    Enable email reports

    Selected

    Selected

    Send time

    6:00 AM

    6:00 AM

    Send day(s)

    All days

    All days

    Enable the CSV attachment in email report 

    Selected

    Selected

    Outgoing mail server

    FQDN of the mail server

    FQDN of the mail server

    From address

    vdp-mgmt-01@rainpole.com

    vdp-mgmt-51@rainpole.com

    To addresses(es)

    sddc-admin@rainpole.com

    sddc-admin@rainpole.com





  6. Click the Send test email hyperlink and verify that you receive the test email.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Repeat the steps to configure vSphere Data Protection in Region B to send daily email messages.