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How to configure a new system email service

Version: V3.1.6843
Added on: 08/29/14
Time: 15 min
Category: Quick Guides

How to configure a new system email service

  1. Are you ready?

    In this tutorial we are going to learn how to configure a new email service using System perspective.

    We will use the following parameters:
    E-mail service: smtp
    Host: smtp.myemail.com
    Port: 587
    User Name: myserviceemail
    Password: pass9870
    From: alerts@myemail.com
    From Emergency: emergency@myemail.com
    Admins Address List: john.smith@myemail.com
    Managers Address List: jane.smith@myemail.com, robert.smith@myemail.com
  2. Log in to the system using your Username and Password and switch to the Administration => System Perspective.

    Note: To learn how to log in and select perspectives, use the prerequisite tutorial Logging in and navigating the application.
  3. Click   Systembutton in the top right section of the screen.
  4. Choose   Settings  menu item  from the list.
  5. Locate   Services  tab
  6. Locate   Email Service  groupbox
  7. Select smtp in Connectivity Typedropdown
  8. Enter smtp.myemail.com into the Hosttextbox
  9. Enter 587 into the Porttextbox
  10. Enter myserviceemail into the User Nametextbox
  11. Enter pass9870 into the Passwordtextbox
  12. Locate   Email Service  groupbox
  13. Enter alerts@myemail.com into the From (General)textbox
  14. Enter emergency@myemail.com into the From (Emergency)textbox
  15. Enter john.smith@myemail.com into the Address List (Admins)textbox.

    Note: If you want to add several emails, they must be comma separated (for example, john.smith@email.com,rose.smith@email.com).
  16. Enter jane.smith@myemail.com, robert.smith@myemail.com into the Address List (Managers)textbox
  17. After you are done, your screen should look similar to the screenshot.
  18. Click   Savebutton to save new configuration.
  19. Congratulations, you are done!

    You have learned how to configure a new email service using System perspective. Now let's use this email service for configuring the email service for a merchant using Merchant perspective.

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