Configuring SMTP Settings

Specific audit event codes can be configured to send an email notification when it is utilized.

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is an Internet standard for e-mail transmission across Internet Protocol (IP) networks.

  1. Select SMTP in the Destinations section navigation.
    The configuration fields display.
  2. Supply the following required information in the SMTP section to enable email notifications.
    Optional configuration fields in the SMTP section may or may not be utilized by your facility, and are not described below.
    Required Setting Description
    SMTP Mail Server An e-mail client needs to know the IP address of its initial SMTP server and this has to be given as part of its configuration (usually given as a DNS name). This server will deliver outgoing messages on behalf of the user.
    SMTP Port The facility administrators choose whether to use TCP port 25 (SMTP) or port 587 (Submission) for relaying outbound mail to an initial mail server.
    Sender The Sender is the email address that the facility administrators set up from which the email comes. For example, a facility may set up Alerts with an email address of
    Recipient The Recipient is the email address that the Audit Log event codes should be sent to. This is most typically an IT person, or group of IT personnel, within the facility.
  3. Select one of the following options once the required fields have been filled out.
    • Select Save SMTP Configuration at the bottom of the screen to enable sending an email.
    • Select Reset Values to clear the fields without saving any configuration details.
    • In order to test the SMTP configuration, select Test Destinations in the left navigation tabs.