Configuring SMTP Settings

The Settings widget is available with SmartServer 2.6 and higher. 
The IAP feature is available with SmartServer 3.2 Update 2 and higher. See (Optional) Setting Datapoint Names for more information. Prior to SmartServer 4.2, IAP was called IAP Settings.
The Warning Limits feature is available with SmartServer 3.5 and higher. See CONFIGUre WARNING LIMITS for more information. Prior to SmartServer 4.2, Warning Limits was called Warning Limits Settings.
The Security, MQTT, and HTTP PROXY are available with SmartServer 4.0 and higher. Prior to SmartServer 4.2, Security was called Authentication Method and MQTT was called MQTT Settings.

For SmartServer 3.3 and prior, see Configure Your SmartServer (Release 3.3 and Prior)

You can configure SMTP server settings to enable password recovery and alarm notification emails using the Settings widget. 

To configure the SMTP settings, follow these steps:

  1. Open the CMS Settings widget.



  2. Click SMTP.



    The SMTP settings view appears. Click the Expand button ().



  3. Set SMTP settings options as needed, including:
    •   – set to on if the SMTP server requires authentication; User and Password information is required.
    •   – set to on if the SMTP server requires Transport Layer Security (TLS) connection.
    •  – (available with SmartServer 3.5 and higher) select this checkbox to send the TLSv1.2 string as a value of the smtpSslProtocols fieldThis feature requires the STARTTLS switch to be turned on.

  4. Enter the SMTP settings, including:
    • Host  specifies the SMTP server (i.e., server name or IP address), maximum length 40 characters (required).
    • Port  specifies the SMTP port on server, integer value 1 and 65536 (required). 
    • From – specifies the author of the message, that is, an email of person or system responsible for the writing of the message (required)
    • User  username for your email account on the SMTP server, 1-40 characters (required if Auth switch is on).
    • Password  password for your email account on the SMTP server (required if Auth switch is on). Click the Show Password button () to display the password.



  5. Click Test to send a verification email from the SmartServer to the provided email address.

  6. Click Save to save SMTP settings.

  7. Click Cancel to close the SMTP Settings dialog.