The customer is using CA MOI in production and would like to start using email notifications. In this customer's environment there is no SMTP user authentication required (mail server only verifies the source IP). However, in CA MOI the username and passwords are defined as mandatory fields for email notification.
The resolution below details how to remove the user name and password from the SMTP authentication.
Release : 2.0
Component : MF OPERATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
Code changes have been incorporated into the MOI 2.0.05 and higher releases to allow the SMTP IP only security to work. In addition, the following procedure has been developed to step the customer through the process of removing the user id and password from the notification property file so that the SMTP IP only security will work for them.
Manual steps for changing email configuration after initial installation of MOI release 2.0.05 and higher to remove the username and password values:
Username and password are mandatory fields while configuring MOI email notifications. If the SMTP server at your site does not authenticate username and password then you can set a temporary username and password in ISPF panels and edit configuration file to erase username and password. Below are the detailed steps to configure MOI email notifications without username and password after MOI 2.0.05 has been initially installed.
To set temporary username and password in email configuration:
To edit the username and password in email configuration:
8a. Use the "L" line command to list the "install” directory
8b. Use the "L" line command to list directory for the appliance name
8c. Use the "L" line command to list the directory for the architecture (x86_64 or s390x)
8d. Use the "L" line command to list the "properties” directory
To repackage the appliance properties file:
Please contact Broadcom Support for MOI if you have any questions/issues with this process.