How to configure Symantec OpsCenter to send email.

Problem

How to configure Symantec OpsCenter to send email.

Solution

To configure OpsCenter for sending email complete the following steps:

1.)  Log onto the OpsCenter web console.


2.)  Browse to Settings - Configuration - SMTP Server
See Image 1 below.


3.)  Enter SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) information
 a.)  Configure the following required fields:
   SMTP Server Name:  This is the name of the SMTP host.
   SMTP Server Port:  This is the SMTP port number.
   Sender Email Address:  This is the name that is associated with the email ID.
 b.)  Optionally configure the following fields:
   Sender Display Name:  This is the email address used for any replies to alerts or reports.
   Server User Name:  This is the user name to be used for SMTP servers that require credentials to send email.
   Server User Password:  This is the password to be used for SMTP servers that require credentials to send email.
 c.)  Click the Save button to save the settings.  

See Image 1 below.

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4.)  Optionally configure SMTP recipients.
Note:  It is not required to add email recipients to be able to send emails and alerts.  The addresses can be manually added in the reports and alert policies.  

 a.)  Browse to Settings - Recipients - Email.
 b.)  Click the Add button to add new email recipients.  
 c.)  Enter the Email Recipient Name.
 d.)  Enter the Email Address.
 e.)  Optionally enter a Description and delivery limit information.
 f.)  Click the Save button to save the settings.

See Image 2 and Image 3 below.

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Note:  OpsCenter does not require an email program, such as blat, to send email.  

 

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