Mail Client

Overview

The mail client is used for sending email notifications generated by the rule engine as well as by scheduled export and SQL jobs.

Configuration

  • Open the Settings > Mail Client page.
  • Configure the client properties to enable email notifications.
  • Click [Update].
  • Click [Send Message] to test the configuration by sending a message to a recipient.

Settings

Field Description
Enabled Set this property to true to enable email notifications.
Server Name Server specified in the From field, for example ATSD {hostname} - DEV.
Server Hostname or IP address of your mail server, for example smtp.example.org.
Port Mail server port.
Sender Address Address specified in the From field, for example user@example.org.
Authentication Set this property to true to enable authentication.
SSL Set this property to enable SSL encryption.
Upgrade SSL Upgrade an insecure connection to a secure connection using SSL/TLS.
User Username of the mailbox user.
Password Password of the mailbox user.

The header and footer can be specified as plain text of HTML. If enabled, they are appended to all messages. These parts do not support any placeholders.

<p style="color: #8db600; font-weight: bold; margin: 0px; padding: 0px;">Classification: UNCLASSIFIED</p>
<p style="color: #8db600;">END of MESSAGE</p>

Monitoring

The number of messages sent per minute can be monitored with the email_notifications_per_minute setting collected by ATSD.

https://atsd_hostname:8443/portals/series?entity=atsd&metric=email_notifications_per_minute