Alpana can send e-mails to users, and requires to configure the e-mail sending for the following usage :

To manage e-mail settings, go to the Host, in Administration > Settings and browse to the tab Email (SMTP) :

Server menu Settings

Settings Email tab click

Confiigure E-mail sending

Configure Sender

You can configure which e-mail address and display name will be used for sending e-mails :

  • Default from (sender) email address : the email address that wil be used for sending e-mails on behalf of Alpana Server
  • Default from (sender) display name : the full name that will be displayed on e-mails originating from Alpana Server

Email sender configure

Configure SMTP Server

You must configure a SMTP Server with ability to send e-mails on behalf of Alpana Server :

Email server configure
  • SMTP host : the hostname where the SMTP server is running
  • SMTP port : the port where the SMTP server is running
  • Use SSL : check if the communication with the SMTP server is encrypted
  • There are two alternative authentication options :
    • check Use default credentials : let Alpana Server connect anonymously to the SMTP server. Some SMTP server configurations don’t allow this.
    • uncheck Use default credentials : fill-in a Domain name, User name, Password to let Alpana Server authenticate to the SMTP server

Test E-mail sending

To verify that the configuration works, you can tell Alpana Server to send a test e-mail to your e-mail address :

Email test send

If you receive the e-mail correctly, then the configuration is valid.

Save settings

Once the configuration is good, you must save it by clicking the Save all button on the top right :

Server configuration SaveAll button
Last modified: Sep 13, 2021


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