Configuring SMTP Server Settings

Apex Central allows you to send email messages to notify selected recipients about events detected by managed products.


You must configure SMTP Server Settings in order for Apex Central to send email messages.

  1. Go to Detections > Notifications > Notification Method Settings

    The Notification Method Settings screen appears.

  2. In the SMTP Server Settings section, specify the following:
    1. Server FQDN or IP address: Type a valid FQDN, IPv4, or IPv6 address.
    2. Port: Type the port number of the SMTP server.
    3. Sender email address: Type the email address that sends the event notification.
    4. Attachment size limit (KB): Specify the maximum file attachment size in kilobytes.
  3. To use Extended SMTP (ESMTP):
    1. Select Enable ESMPT.
    2. Specify the user name and password.
    3. Select the authentication method from the Authentication drop-down list.
  4. Click Save.