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Configuring a Mail Server

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Configuring a Mail Server

Enterprise Tester supports the ability to configure a mail server to support event notification. To configure a mail server, from the Admin tab, expand Configuration and double click on Mail Server.

Enter the details for your mail (STMP) server.

Setting

Description

Enable Check to enable your mail server.
Host Enter the host name of your mail server.
Port Enter the port to use to retrieve mail from your mail server. In general the ports for SMTP servers are: SMTP – port 25 Secure SMTP (SSMTP) – port 465 Secure SMTP (using StartTLS) – port 587
Timeout Enter the Timeout in Millisec
UserName The user name used to authenticate the account
Password The password used to authenticate the account
From Address The email address that will be used as the sender in the email (Note that this does not work for Gmail as this provider does not allow impersonation)
Email Prefix This the prefix that will be added to email subject

Here are some examples of how to configure the settings for Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail/livemail/Outlook.com:

Gmail

Yahoo

Hotmail/Live mail/Outlook.com

Host: smtp.gmail.com Username: full gmail address e.g. user@gmail.com Password: gmail password Port: 587 SSL: yes Host: smtp.mail.yahoo.com Username: full yahoo address e.g. user@yahoo.com Password: yahoo mail password Port: 465 SSL: yes Host: smtp.live.com Username: full hotmail address Password: hotmail password Port: 587 SSL: yes