Edit mail server for alerts

You can change the mail server address and email sender address used for email alerts.

Before you begin

The address of the mail server you are changing must be available. The address can be an IPv4 or IPv6 address, or a fully qualified domain name.
Note: To use a fully qualified domain name, you must configure a DNS server on both controllers. You can configure a DNS server from the Hardware page.

Procedure

  1. Select Settings > Alerts.
  2. Select the Email tab.
  3. Select Configure Mail Server.
    The Configure Mail Server dialog opens.
  4. Edit the mail server address, sender information, and contact information.
    • Mail server address – Edit the fully qualified domain name, IPv4 address, or IPv6 address of the mail server.
      Note: To use a fully qualified domain name, you must configure a DNS server on both controllers. You can configure a DNS server from the Hardware page.
    • Email sender address – Edit the email address to be used as the sender of the email. This address appears in the "From" field of the email message.
    • Include contact information in email – To edit the sender's contact information, select this option, and then edit the name and phone number.
  5. Click Save.