Configure SMTP servers
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You can configure the SMTP server as a global configuration item under the Environment Configuration > External Connections node. The SMTP server is then available for selection in the SMTP filter in the Routing category.
To configure an SMTP server, right-click the Environment Configuration > **External Connections
SMTP Servers** node, and select **Add an SMTP Server**. Alternatively, in the **SMTP** filter window, click the button beside the **SMTP Server Settings** field, right-click the **SMTP Servers** node, and select **Add an SMTP Server**.
Configure the following fields in the SMTP Server settings dialog:
Name: Enter an appropriate name for the SMTP server.
SMTP Server Settings: Specify the following fields:
- SMTP Server Hostname: Enter the host name or IP address of the SMTP server.
- Port: Enter the SMTP port on the specified server hostname. By default, SMTP servers run on port 25.
- Connection Security:
Select the security required for the connection to the SMTP server (
NONE). Defaults to
Log on using: If you are required to authenticate to the SMTP server, specify the following fields:
- User Name: Enter the user name of a registered user that can access the SMTP server.
- Password: Enter the password for the user name specified.
NoteThe SMTP server connection supports a simple user name and password type of authentication. Microsoft Windows NT LAN Manager (NTLM) authentication is not supported.
Configure trusted certificates for SMTP connections
SMTP server connections use a Java keystore instead of the API Gateway certificate store. You must import the certificate chain into the following file:
The default password is
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