This document provides a step-by-step approach to setting up centralized Email on your network of iSeries systems.
Access the remote locations in the configuration menu.
GO HALCYON > 42 > 4
Enter *I5 for the System type
Enter the Host name or IP address
Enter the remote port (usually 15000)
Select a short code for this system, which will prefix the alert ID when alerts are sent from this system (suggest you start with A for the first system, B for the second and so on)
Once the system has been added select option 9 against it to confirm communications are available
Access the action schedules in the configuration menu.
GO HALCYON > 42 > 10
Enter a name
Enter a description and press <Enter>
You can usually leave the description as *AUTO, and type as A (unless you want to introduce calendars and so on)
Access Work with Rules in the main menu.
GO HALCYON > 5
Now when a CPA4001 is generated on HAL720P2, the email will be sent using central system HAL720P8 and the alert ID in the subject will be prefixed with an A:-
Here is a sample email
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