Email Settings

Configure email services used for sending notifications.

The Email Settings are used when ERIS needs to send an email message to your mail server.

Typical email messages include:

  • Fax delivery notifications (outbound).
  • Delivery of new faxes to your inbox (inbound).
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Email Settings

SettingDescription
ServerThis is the full domain name of your email server.
PortSpecifies the port used for communication (ports 25 and 587 are typically used).
Security OptionsSpecified the security options/protocol used for communication to your email server. (See options below).
User NameSpecifies the user name for authentication if required for your mail server.
PasswordSpecifies the password for authentication.
From AddressSets the default from address when sending email messages.

Security Options

SettingDescription
NoneNo SSL or TLS encryption should be used.
AutoAllow the mail services to decide which SSL or TLS options to use (default). If the server does not support SSL or TLS, then the connection will continue without any encryption.
SslOnConnectThe connection should use SSL or TLS encryption immediately.
StartTlsElevates the connection to use TLS encryption immediately after reading the greeting and capabilities of the server. If the server does not support the STARTTLS extension, then the connection will fail.
StartTlsWhenAvailableElevates the connection to use TLS encryption immediately after reading the greeting and capabilities of the server, but only if the server supports the STARTTLS extension.

Once you have configured your default email settings, use the Test Connection button to send a test message and confirm your settings are correct.