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Email Notifications

Your site can optionally use email to receive CommonSpot messages or to notify users of:

If you did not define SMTP service for CommonSpot at installation, you can set it up through this dialog or make changes to existing settings.

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Complete the following fields to enable CommonSpot email notification for your sites:

Administrator's Email Address: Optional. Displays or changes the email address for receiving CommonSpot messages, for example, to receive log events by email. See Site Properties/Settings under Site Administration for more information.

Outgoing Mail Server: Required for enabling CommonSpot email services. Displays or changes the email address for your mail server.

UserID: Required for SMTP accounts secured by user ID and password. Displays or changes the user ID for server access.

Password: Required for SMTP accounts secured by password. Displays or changes the password for server access.

Port: Required for enabling CommonSpot email services. Displays or changes the active SMTP port. Defaults to port 25. Specify a valid server port.

Timeout: Required for enabling CommonSpot email services. Displays or changes the time in seconds before a connection attempt is abandoned. Defaults to 5.

Use the following fields if your site routes email through a secure server:

Use SSL: Optionally enable this setting if your site uses Secure Socket Layer encryption for email transport.

Use TLS: Optionally enable this setting if your site uses Transport Layer Security for email transport.

 

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