Send Email

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.

Orchestrator 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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