Send Email

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    This step sends an email using the configured SMTP server and subscribed email addresses.

    You can override the following parameters for the Send Email step:

    Parameter

    Description

    Default Value

    Critical Step

    Defines whether the step is critical for VM recovery.  

    If you mark the step as Critical, its failure for a VM from a critical VM group will halt the plan.

    No

    Recipients

    Recipients of the email.

    Note: To add multiple addresses, use commas.

    Subject

    Subject of the email.

    Note: You can use the default text, or define %values% which will populate during plan execution.

    VAO Email notification for %plan_name%

    Body

    Body of the email.

    Note: You can use the default text, or define %values% which will populate during plan execution.

    Plan %plan_name% is in state %plan_state%

    Timeout

    Maximum amount of time (in seconds) for the step to execute.

    60

    Retries

    Number of retries that will be attempted if the step fails on the first try.

    6

    Failback & Undo Failover Action

    Defines whether the step will be executed during the Failback and Undo Failover operations.

    Execute

    Test Action

    Defines whether the step will be executed during plan testing in a DataLab.

    Note: If you set the parameter value to Execute, keep in mind that all actions performed while testing the plan will not be reverted when the test is over.

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