Alerts Settings Dialog Box: SMTP Tab
Use the SMTP tab in the Alerts Settings dialog box to configure e-mail notifications.
DeviceLock uses the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) for e-mail messaging. You can configure DeviceLock Service to automatically send notifications to the specified e-mail address(es) when alert conditions occur. To configure e-mail notifications, you must do the following:
DeviceLock comes with ready-to-use e-mail message templates that you can use to define the message content. These templates determine the basic content, format, and structure of e-mail notifications. DeviceLock provides the following templates:
The SMTP tab contains the following elements:
Configures the e-mail server connection information for notification e-mails.
Specifies the SMTP server host name or IP address.
Specifies the port number through which e-mail is sent to your e-mail server. The default is 25. NOTE: DeviceLock supports only unencrypted connections to the specified SMTP server. SSL-encrypted connections are not supported.
Sets the SMTP security options.
Server requires authentication
Specifies the type of authentication to use with the SMTP server. Select the Server requires authentication check box to specify basic authentication. Clear the Server requires authentication check box to specify no authentication.
Specifies the user name to use for authentication with the SMTP server. This property requires a value if you specified basic authentication.
Click this button to open the Password Setup dialog box specify the password to use for authentication with the SMTP server. Password requires only if you specified basic authentication.
Defines the e-mail sender and recipients.
Specifies the e-mail address from which the alerts will be sent.
Specifies the e-mail addresses of e-mail recipients (those who will receive the e-mail notification of events). Multiple e-mail addresses must be separated by a comma (,) or semicolon (;).
Allows you to customize the predefined contents of the e-mail message for alerts based on the template.
Edit Admin. Message
Allows you to customize the predefined contents of the e-mail message for administrative alerts based on the template.
Sends a test e-mail notification to verify that DeviceLock Service is configured correctly. This test operation can have two different outcomes, each resulting in a different message being displayed:
Specifies the time interval (in hours, minutes and seconds) used for event consolidation when generating alerts. DeviceLock Service consolidates multiple similar events occurring within the threshold time and generates a summary in a single alert if all of the following conditions are true:
The default is 10 minutes. NOTE: DeviceLock Service combines only access-related events when generating alerts. Administrative events are not consolidated.