Configuring SMTP setting
Use this procedure to configure email setting – SMTP stand for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. The settings are needed every time the system must send email. For example, to notify an approver that an item is waiting for approval.
NOTE: These settings are not valid for the Email Campaigns module. To configure the email setting that the module uses, see Email campaigns settings.
You configure SMTP settings in the following way:
- In the main menu, click Administration » Settings.
The Basic Settings page appears.
- Click Advanced link.
The Settings page appears.
- Click System » SMTP (Email Settings).
- Configure the following properties:
|Enter the name or IP address of the host used for SMTP transactions.
||Enter the port used for SMTP transactions
||Enter the user name of the account that you use to connect to the SMTP server
||Enter the password of the account that you use to connect to the SMTP server
||Enter the domain or computer name that verifies the credentials, entered above.
||Specify how outgoing email messages will be handled.
Enter one of the following:
Email is sent through the network to an SMTP server.
Email is copied to the directory specified in PickupDirectoryLocation below for delivery by an external application.
Email is copied to the pickup directory used by a local Internet Information Services (IIS) for delivery.
||Select if you want Sitefinity to use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to encrypt the connection.
||Enter the amount of time in milliseconds after which a synchronous mail sending times out.
||Enter the folder where applications save mail messages to be processed by the local SMTP server.
|Enter the email address of the sender. This is the address from which the email will be send from – what appears in the From: field.
- When you are finished, click Save changes.
For more information about configuring different SMTP notification profiles, see Configuring notification profiles.