SNO MegaRAC email notification setup

Robert Leong -

Scope

Setup email notification for SpycerNode hardware alerts using MegaRAC.  MegaRAC is an American Megatrends produce of Service Processors providing Out-of-band or Lights-out remote management of the SpycerNode independent of the Operating System.

Configure SMTP Server

IP to MegaRAC and login, default user and password is admin.

Select the Configuration tab > SMTP to setup the information for the SNO and the SMTP Server.

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The Server Address must be numeric IP address not name.

The default port number is 25, it is not changeable, this limits Gmail or the likes as a SMTP relay as it wants port 587.

Add a User

Select the Configuration tab > Users.

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Select an empty UserID number and click Add User.   The Password and Network Privilege is for the MegaRAC login, the other fields are the notification recipient's information.

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Configure PEF

Select Configuration tab > Alert Policy.  Create a new entry that look something like this, pointing Destination Sector to 1 which we will setup next.

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Under the PEF Management tab, select the LAN Destination tab.  Highlight LAN Destination 1, click Add and fill-in the requested information.  For Username, use the pull down menu and select the user created at the previous step.

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After creation, select the Send Test Alert to test the setup.

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