Configuring E-mail Settings

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    You can configure email settings to receive email notifications. The RHV backup proxy sends the following notifications:

    • Backup jobs results.
    • Availability of RHV backup proxy updates.
    • RHV backup proxy security updates installation results.
    • Configuration database backups results.

    To configure notification settings, do the following:

    1. Click the Settings icon at the top right corner of the RHV backup proxy web console and select Appliance Settings.
    2. On the E-mail settings tab, select the Enable e-mail notifications check box.

    Configuring E-mail Settings

    1. In the SMTP server field, enter the full DNS name or IP address of the SMTP server that will be used for sending email notifications.
    2. Click the Advanced button to specify SMTP settings.
    1. Specify the port number for the SMTP server.
    2. To use a secure connection for email operations, select the Connect using SSL check box.
    3. If you need to connect to the SMTP server using a specific account, select the This SMTP server requires authentication check box and specify credentials that will be used to connect to the SMTP server.

    Configuring E-mail Settings 

    1. In the From field, specify an email address from which email notifications must be sent.
    1. In the To field, specify the recipient addresses. Use a semicolon to separate multiple addresses. Recipients specified in this field will receive notification about every job managed by the backup server.
    1. In the Subject field, specify a subject for the sent message. You can use the following variables:
    • %JobName% — name of the job.
    • %JobResult% — status with which the job has finished.
    • %ObjectCount% — number of objects in the job.
    1. Select the Notify on success, Notify on warning and (or) Notify on failure check boxes to receive email notification if a job was completed successfully, not successfully or with a warning.
    1. Select the Suppress notifications until the last retry check box to receive a notification about the final job status. If you do not enable this option, the RHV backup proxy will send one notification per every job retry.
    2. To send a test email, click Test Message. The RHV backup proxy will send a test email to check if all settings have been configured correctly.
    3. Click Apply to finish configuration.