Mail Server – FortiAnalyzer – FortiOS 6.2.3

Mail Server

A mail server allows the FortiAnalyzer to sent email messages, such as notifications when reports are run or specific events occur. Mail servers can be added, edited, deleted, and tested.

Go to System Settings > Advanced > Mail Server to configure SMTP mail server settings.

To add a mail server:

  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced > Mail Server.
  2. Click Create New in the toolbar. The Create New Mail ServerSettings pane opens.
  3. Configure the following settings and then select OK to create the mail server.
SMTP Server Name Enter a name for the SMTP server.
Mail Server Enter the mail server information.
SMTP Server Port Enter the SMTP server port number. The default port is 25.
Enable Authentication Select to enable authentication.
Email Account Enter an email account. This option is only accessible when authentication is enabled.
Password Enter the email account password. This option is only accessible when authentication is enabled.

To edit a mail server:

  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced > Mail Server.
  2. Double-click on a server, right-click on a server and then select Edit from the menu, or select a server then click Edit in the toolbar. The Edit Mail ServerSettings pane opens.
  3. Edit the settings as required, and then click OK to apply the changes.

To test the mail server:

  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced > Mail Server.
  2. Select the server you need to test.
  3. Click Test from the toolbar, or right-click and select Test.
  4. Type the email address you would like to send a test email to and click OK. A confirmation or failure message will be displayed.
  5. Click OK to close the confirmation dialog box.

To delete a mail server or servers:

  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced > Mail Server.
  2. Select the server or servers you need to delete.
  3. Click Delete in the toolbar, or right-click and select Delete.
  4. Click OK in the confirmation box to delete the server.

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