You configure email notifications in vRealize Operations Manager so that users and applications receive the administrative alerts from vRealize Operations Manager about certain situations in the data center. 


  1. Log in to vRealize Operations Manager by using the operations interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrops01svr01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. On the main navigation bar, click Administration.
  3. In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, click Management and click Outbound Settings.
  4. On the Outbound Settings page, click the Add icon to create an outbound alert instance.
  5. In the Add/Edit Outbound Instance dialog box, configure the settings for the Standard Email Plug-in, and click OK

    Alert Instance Setting


    Plugin Type

    Standard Email Plugin

    Instance Name

    SMTP Alert Mail Relay

    Use Secure Connection


    SMTP Host

    FQDN of the SMTP server

    SMTP Port

    Server port for SMTP requests

    Secure Connection Type


    Sender Email Address

    Address that appears as the sender of the email

    Sender Name

    Name that appears as the sender of the email

  6. Click Test to verify the connection with the SMTP server and click OK.
  7. Click Save.