3.12.1 Email Configuration

Users with administrator privilege on MetaDefender Core are allowed to setup email configurations for SMTP in order to enable password recovery feature (please check 3.1.1. Password Recovery).

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Server configuration

Properties

Description

Option

SERVER HOST

SMTP server host

IP address / Domain all accepted

SERVER PORT

SMTP server port

Some default common ports:

  • 25 (TCP)

  • 465 (SSL)

  • 587 (TLS)

CONNECTION TYPE

Specify type of connection between MetaDefender Core and SMTP server

  • TCP (Unsecured email transmission protocol)

  • SSL (Secured email transmission protocol)

  • TLS (Secured email transmission protocol)

AUTH METHOD

Specify the authorization protocol connecting to SMTP server

  • AUTH PLAIN

  • AUTH LOGIN (preferred)

  • NONE (no authentication, supported since MetaDefender Core 4.19.1)

User authentication

Properties

Description

EMAIL

Email address

USERNAME

Username for SMTP authentication (No required if AUTH METHOD = NONE)

PASSWORD

Password for SMTP authentication (No required if AUTH METHOD = NONE)

Please make sure to hit "SAVE SETTINGS" button once configuration is done.

Otherwise "CLEAR SETTINGS" button once hit will clear up all mail settings on the page.