By configuring the mail server in the Mail Server page, the system can send the log messages, report or alarm information to the specified email address.
Creating a Mail Server
To create a mail server, take the following steps:
- Select System > Mail Server.
In the Mail Server Configuration page, configure these values.
Option Description Name Type a name for the mail server into the box. Server Type Domain name or IP address for the mail server into the box. Transmission Mode Select the transmission mode for the email.
- PLAIN: Specifies that the mail is sent in plain text and is not encrypted. This mode is the default transmission mode.
- STARTTLS: STARTTLS is an extension to the plain text communication protocol that upgrades plain text connections to encrypted connections. Specified in this mode, the mail will be transmitted using encrypted mode.
- SSL: SSL protocol is a security protocol that provides security and data integrity for network communication. Specified in this mode, the mail will be transmitted using encrypted mode.
Port Type the port number for the mail server into the box. The range is 1 to 65535. The default port number is different for different transmission modes, PLAIN: 25, STARTTLS: 25, SSL: 465. Virtual Router From the Virtual Router drop-down list, select the Virtual Router for the SMTP server. Verification Select the Enable check box for mail verification to enable it if needed. Type the username and its password into the corresponding boxes. Type the email address that sends mail.
- Click Apply.