EMC VNXe – Configuring E-Mail Alerts Via SMTP

The VNXe can send E-mail alerts of system events to a specified IP address when it
encounters alerts or error conditions.

View and Configure SMTP Server Settings

In order to View the IP addresses of the SMTP servers issue the following command:

uemcli -d VNXe_IP -u Local/admin -p password /net/smtp show
VNXE_SMTP1

As you can see no IP address has been configured at present.

The following command sets the IP address for the default SMTP server that the system will use:

uemcli -d VNXe_IP -u Local/admin -p password /net/smtp -id default set -addr 192.168.101.110
VNXE_SMTP4
Note: The system uses the first IP address you specify.

View Alert Settings

View the settings for how the system handles alerts:
uemcli -d VNXe_IP -u Local/admin -p password /event/alert/conf show
VNXE_SMTP2

As you can see no Alerts have been configured at present.

Configure E-Mail Alert Settings

Configure the settings for how the system handles alerts.

-emailFromAddr Type the e-mail address the system will use as the FROM address. The addresses will appear in the FROM field of the recipient’s e-mail application.
-emailToAddrs Type a comma-separated list of e-mail addresses the system will send alerts.
-emailSeverity Specify the minimal severity of alerts the system will send as e-mails. Value is critical, error, warning, or info.

The following command configures the alert settings:
uemcli -d VNXe_IP -u Local/admin -p password /event/alert/conf set -emailToAddrs USER1@Domain.com,USER2@Domain.com -emailSeverity warning

uemcli -d VNXe_IP -u Local/admin -p password /event/alert/conf showVNXE_SMTP5

Configuring VIA UNISPHERE
VNXE_SMTP6

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