In vRealize Network Insight, you can configure a mail server to receive event notifications through mail.

To configure mail server:

  1. On the top-right corner of Home page, click the Profile icon, and then click Settings.
  2. Click Mail Server.
  3. Select the SMTP server check box.
  4. Enter appropriate values in the boxes.
    Table 1.
    Field Description
    Sender Email Sender's email address.
    SMTP Hostname/IP Address Hostname or IP address of the SMTP server.
    Encryption The following encryption options are available: None, TLS, and SSL.
    SMTP Port Number Port number of the SMTP server (default 25).
    Note: To use Gmail server as the choice of e-mail server, additional configuration settings as listed on Google Support are required.

    Optionally, for additional security, select the Authentication checkbox, and enter the user name and password.

    Note: To verify whether the notification mail is correctly set up, click Send test Email.
  5. Click Submit to complete the configuration.