Setting up email for notifications

Insight can send email notifications on trigger events, such as performance policy violations.

About this task

Follow these basic steps to configure email in Insight:

Steps

  1. Click Admin > Notifications and go to the Email section.
  2. In the Server box, enter the name of your SMTP server. You can enter either a fully-qualified domain name or an IP address.
  3. Enter your SMTP user name and (if required by your SMTP server) password.
  4. In the Sender email box, enter the sender email account that will be identified as the sender on the notifications.
    This account must be a valid email account within your organization.
  5. In the Email signature box, enter any text that you want to be inserted in every email that is sent.
  6. In the Recipients box, click to enter an email address, and click OK.
    To edit or remove an email address, or to send a test email, first select the address, then click the appropriate button that appears.
  7. Click Save.

    Note that you can configure Insight to send email notifications for specified performance policy violations to specific individuals or groups. For example, you might send cloud asset violations to one group, and physical host events to another. Go to Manage > Performance policies to configure individual policy notifications.