Would you like to learn how to use configure the iDrac E-mail Notification Setup? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to configure iDrac interface to send e-mails when an alert trigger is activated.

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Tutorial iDrac - Email notification setup

Open a browser software, enter the IP address of your iDRAC interface and access the administrative web interface.

dell idrac webinterface

On the prompt screen, enter the administrative login information.

Factory default access information:
Username: root
Password: calvin

After a successful login, the administrative menu will be displayed.

Access the Server menu and select the Alerts option.

iDrac alerts menu

On the top of the screen, access the SNMP and Email settings tab.

idrac snmp and email settings

Locate the SMTP (Email) Server Address Settings area.

Perform the SMTP server configuration fit to your network and click on the Apply button.

idrac smtp configuration

Locate the Destination Email addresses area and enter your e-mail address.

idrac email destination address

On the top of the screen, access the Alerts tab and enable the iDrac Alert feature.

enable idrac alert

Locate the Alerts and Remote System Log Configuration area and check the E-mail boxes.

idrac email alert configuartion

Congratulations! you have finished the iDrac email notification setup.