Configuring SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere for email alerts

You can configure the Plug-in for VMware vSphere to send email alerts on the status of VM and datastore data protection operations when jobs are executed.

About this task

You can configure the default email alert settings that are applied when you create resource groups. The default settings can be modified when a resource group is created.
Note: The SMTP server address is saved in the SnapCenter Server repository as a global setting for all SnapCenter plug-ins, not just SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere.


  1. In the left Navigator pane of the VMware vSphere web client, click Settings, and then click the Email Settings tab.
  2. Provide the information, as follows:
    For this field… Do this…
    Email send from Email from address
    Email send to Email to address

    Enter one or more valid email addresses, separated by commas.

    SMTP Server Address of the SMTP server

    For example:

  3. Optional: Click Test email settings.
    This option sends a test email using the information you just entered.
  4. Click Confirm to save the configuration.