You can configure an SMTP email server if you want to send alerts by email. See Configuring report email for information on alerts.
Before you begin:
- You must have Read-Write permission for System settings.
To configure SMTP:
- Go to System > Settings.
- Click the Services tab.
- Complete the configuration as described in SMTP configuration.
- Save the configuration.
|IP address or FQDN of an SMTP server (such as FortiMail) or email server that the appliance can connect to in order to send alerts and/or generated reports.
|Listening port number of the server. Usually, SMTP is 25.
|Enable if the SMTP server requires authentication.
|STARTTLS is an extension to plain text communication protocols. It enables a plain text connection to be upgraded to an encrypted (TLS or SSL) connection instead of using a separate port for encrypted communication. Specify this option if you have implemented STARTTLS for your mailserver; otherwise, select none.
|Username for authentication to the SMTP server.
|Password for authentication to the SMTP server.