Configure email for UMP Reports


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DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM)


This procedure shows you how to modify the e-mail settings in UMP and wasp to email outgoing reports from UMP. (Note: This does not pertain to Unified Reporter or iReports.) Note that this information is also available in the UMP "Help" documentation.

Sample error:

Started job on Thursday, May 01, 2014 at 3:37:17 PM. Job was scheduled to run job on Thursday, May 01, 2014 at 3:37:17 PM.
Generating Performance Report "Unified Dashboards/VMware/VMware Guest Details" containing data from Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 12:00:00 AM to Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 11:59:59 PM.
Successfully generated report in 0.675 seconds.
Emailing generated report to the following recipient(s) "[email protected]" with subject "Nimsoft VMWare sample report"
UNABLE TO EMAIL REPORT! The following error occurred : Email from address is not specified. Set the email_from_address property in wasp.cfg.
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Email from address is not specified. Set the email_from_address property in wasp.cfg.



Release: UIM 8.x, 9.x


Setting up automatic emails for UMP is a two-step process. First, the SMTP server has to be defined. Second, the 'email_from_address' key needs to be added to the reportscheduler webapp. 

Configure Outgoing Mail Settings

Follow these steps:

1. Choose the Manage, Control Panel menu option in UMP.
2. Scroll down and click Server Administration.
3. Click the Mail link near the top.
4. Enter information for your mail server in the Outgoing SMTP Server and Outgoing Port fields.
5. Enter information in other fields if appropriate for your mail server.
6. Click Save.

Configure the From Email Address?

Follow these steps:

1. Open Infrastructure Manager.
2. Click on the robot for the primary hub in the tree view.
3. Click the wasp probe to select it in the top right pane.
4. Press CTRL and right-click, then choose Raw Configure from the popup menu.
5. Expand the webapps folder in the tree view of the Raw Configure window.
6. Click reportscheduler in the tree view.
7. Click New Key.
8. Enter email_from_address in the Enter key name field.
9. Enter the email address you want to use as a From address in the Enter value field.
This must be a valid email address for your SMTP server.
10. Click OK, then click OK again to close the Raw Configure window.
11. Restart the wasp probe.