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

To configure a mail server:

  1. Go to Settings > Alerts and Notification > Mail Server > CONFIGURE.
  2. In the Configure Mail Server page, enter appropriate values:
    Option Action
    Sender Email Enter an email address where you want to get the notifications.
    SMTP Hostname/IP Address Enter a Hostname or IP address of the SMTP server.
    Encryption From the drop-down menu, select an encryption type.

    The following encryption options are available: None, Use SSL, and Support TLS.

    SMTP Port Number (Optional) Port number of the SMTP server (default 25).
    Note: To use a Gmail server as the choice of email server, additional configuration settings as listed on Google Support are required.

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

  3. Click SUBMIT to complete the configuration.