Configuring SMTP e-mail notifications in Backup Exec for Windows 2008 R1/R2 Small Business Server (SBS) edition Graphical User Interface

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How to configure SMTP e-mail notifications in the Backup Exec for Small Business Server (SBS) edition Graphical User Interface (GUI) on a Windows 2008 R1/R2 Small Business Server (SBS) Machine.


Perform the following steps to set up Backup Exec SMTP notifications for Window 2008 R1/R2 Small Business Server (SBS)

I. Enable Anonymous user permissions in Exchange. After placing a check mark in that box, the following permissions are given to the Anonymous Logon group:
  • Ms-Exch-SMTP-Submit
  • Ms-Exch-SMTP-Accept-Any-Sender
  • Ms-Exch-SMTP-Accept-Authoritative-Domain-Sender
  • Ms-Exch-Accept-Headers-Routing

1. Open the Exchange Management Console
2. Highlight Server Configuration
3. Highlight HUB Transport
4. Highlight and right-click on "Default SERVERNAME"
5. Go to Permission Groups and set to Anonymous users (see figure 1.)

Figure 1

II. Setup Pager and E-mail Notifications in Backup Exec. (see figure 2.)

1. Open the Backup Exec console
2. Go to Tools > Pager and E-mail Notifications
3. Click on SMTP Configuration tab
4. Check Enable check box
5. Within SMTP mail server: dialog box type (this should be the loop back address for the server)
6. Fill in Sender name: and Sender email address:
7. Enable SMTP Authentication (Indicates the login name of the sender on the SMTP mail server)

Figure 2

III. Setup Recipients within Backup Exec. (see figure 3)

1. Open the Backup Exec console
2. Go to Tools > Recipients
3. Click New then select Person
4. In the Name category type the users name and check Enable
5. In the Address: dialog box fill in as the recipients e-mail address
6. Click Ok

Figure 3

For further Information regarding SMTP notifications, please review the articles in the Related Documents Section below.


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