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Email settings

  1. Click System > Settings.
  2. Expand the System Communication folder.
  3. Select Email Settings from the tree.
  4. Use the table below to enter the necessary settings.
  5. Click Save Settings.
Settings

Field

Definition

Email Server

Server used to send email notifications.

Sender Email

Email address that appears as the sender in email sent from FortiNAC. You may want to configure an alias for this email address to better inform the recipient that the message is being sent from FortiNAC.

Authentication

If enabled, you must enter the user name and password for the email account used as the sender account.

User Name

User Name for the email account used as the sender account.

Password

Password for the email account used as the sender account.

Port

Port used for communication with the email server. This must match the port setting on the email server itself.

Connection Security

Used to encrypt email communication between the FortiNAC server and the email server. This setting must match the setting configured on your email server. Options are: None, SSL/TLS or STARTTLS.

Advanced

When enabled, displays the SMTP Timeout and SMTP Connection Timeout fields.

SMTP Timeout

Defines how long FortiNAC will wait if the flow of data has stalled before it fails.

SMTP Connection Timeout

Lets you define the amount of time allowed to connect to the email server before it fails.

Test Email Settings

Send a test message to the email address entered in the test settings.

Email settings

  1. Click System > Settings.
  2. Expand the System Communication folder.
  3. Select Email Settings from the tree.
  4. Use the table below to enter the necessary settings.
  5. Click Save Settings.
Settings

Field

Definition

Email Server

Server used to send email notifications.

Sender Email

Email address that appears as the sender in email sent from FortiNAC. You may want to configure an alias for this email address to better inform the recipient that the message is being sent from FortiNAC.

Authentication

If enabled, you must enter the user name and password for the email account used as the sender account.

User Name

User Name for the email account used as the sender account.

Password

Password for the email account used as the sender account.

Port

Port used for communication with the email server. This must match the port setting on the email server itself.

Connection Security

Used to encrypt email communication between the FortiNAC server and the email server. This setting must match the setting configured on your email server. Options are: None, SSL/TLS or STARTTLS.

Advanced

When enabled, displays the SMTP Timeout and SMTP Connection Timeout fields.

SMTP Timeout

Defines how long FortiNAC will wait if the flow of data has stalled before it fails.

SMTP Connection Timeout

Lets you define the amount of time allowed to connect to the email server before it fails.

Test Email Settings

Send a test message to the email address entered in the test settings.