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Configuring the SMTP Server

Last update June 14, 2018

Configure SMTP Server

You can configure the SMTP server to communicate with the CA WA Desktop Client and the CA Workload Automation DE server.

Follow these steps:

  1. Connect to the server as an administrator using CA WA Desktop Client.
  2. Open the Admin perspective.
  3. Right-click Topology in the Admin view, and select Open from the pop-up menu.
    The Topology view opens.
  4. Right-click the SMTP server name in the Topology view, and select Configure SMTP Server from the pop-up menu.
    The SMTP Server Definition view opens.
  5. Modify the following fields as appropriate:
    • SMTP Mail Server Address
      Specifies a valid internal mail address through which license- and job-related messages are sent.
    • SMTP Mail Server Port
      Specifies the port that the SMTP server uses to communicate with CA WA Desktop Client and the CA Workload Automation DE server.
    Note: You cannot change the name of the SMTP mail server.
  6. Click Save at the top right corner of the Topology view.
    The changes are saved.

Modify the Default Email Template

You can modify the default email template to suit your business purpose for all the Applications and jobs. When setting up an email notification in an Application or job definition, a user can use the default subject and message specified in the email template or provide a customized subject and message.

Follow these steps:

  1. Connect to the server as an administrator using CA WA Desktop Client.
  2. Open the Admin perspective.
  3. Right-click Topology in the Admin view, and select Open from the pop-up menu.
    The Topology view opens.
  4. Right-click the SMTP server name in the Topology view, and select Configure SMTP Server from the pop-up menu.
    The SMTP Server Definition view opens.
  5. Modify the following fields as appropriate:
    • Email body template
      (Optional) Specifies the default message used in email notifications.
      Limit: 512 characters
    • Email subject template
      (Optional) Specifies the default subject used in email notifications.
      Limit: 512 characters
  6. Click Save at the top right corner of the Topology view.
    The changes are saved.
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