3.12. Configuring mail settings

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)

User authentication

Properties

Description

EMAIL

Email address

USERNAME

Username for SMTP authentication

PASSWORD

Password for SMTP authentication

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.