Test the AutoSupport configuration

Use the SMcli -autoSupportConfig test command to test the AutoSupport configuration by sending a test message. This command operates on the management domain. The storage management software chooses an Auto-Support capable array in the management domain for sample data to include with the test message.

Supported Arrays

This command applies to all E2700 and E5600 storage arrays in the management domain at once. It does not apply to E2800 or E5700 storage arrays.

Context

Note: This command is an SMcli command, not a script command. You must run this command from a command line. You cannot run this command from the script editor in the storage management software.
Note: The Persistent Monitor should be running on the management station to send scheduled or event-triggered AutoSupport messages. Start the service before using this command.

Syntax

SMcli -autoSupportConfig test reply-toEmail<address>

Parameters

The following table lists the parameters for sending an AutoSupport test message.

Parameter Description
test Required parameter for the command. Requires no value.
reply-toEmail Allows the user to specify the reply-to email address for the AutoSupport messages of SMTP delivery type.

Minimum Firmware Level

8.25

Example of testing using HTTP/HTTPs delivery

Following are examples of the usage of this command when using an HTTP or HTTPs delivery type, where you will not specify an email-address for delivery.

SMcli -autoSupportConfig test
The sample AutoSupport message was successfully sent to the ASUP gateway.

SMcli completed successfully.

Example of testing using SMTP delivery

Following are examples of the usage of this command. When using an SMTP delivery method, you can use the reply-toEmail parameter to specify the destination address.

SMcli -autoSupportConfig test reply-toEmail:user@netapp.com
The sample AutoSupport message was successfully sent to the ASUP gateway.

An email has been sent to 'user@netapp.com', please check the mailbox
for delivery confirmation.

SMcli completed successfully.