The Mail plug-in is installed together with the Orchestrator server and is used for email notifications. The only option available for this plug-in is to use default values for new mail messages. You can set the default email account.

About this task

Avoid load balancers when configuring mail in Orchestrator. You might receive SMTP_HOST_UNREACHABLE error.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Orchestrator configuration interface as vmware.
  2. Click Mail.
  3. Select the Define default values check box and fill in the required text boxes.

    Text Box

    Description

    SMTP host

    Enter the IP address or domain name of your SMTP server.

    SMTP port

    Enter a port number to match your SMTP configuration.

    The default SMTP port is 25.

    User name

    Enter a valid email account.

    This is the email account Orchestrator uses to send emails.

    Password

    Enter the password associated with the user name.

    From name and address

    Enter the sender information to appear in all emails sent by Orchestrator.

  4. Click Apply changes.