Configuring Email distribution settings for notifications

When distribution settings are configured, GFI WebMonitor sends email messages containing information related to tasks such as auto-updates and licensing issues to specified email addresses.

These settings can be defined when running the Post-Install wizard after installing GFI WebMonitor or at any time from the Settings menu.

To manage distribution settings:

  1. Go to Settings > Advanced Settings > Notifications > Settings.

SMTP settings of e-mail address to receive notifications

  1. Change any of the following options:
Option Description
From Email Specify the email address from which notifications are sent.
SMTP Server Enter the name or IP of the SMTP server. For more information refer to Configuring SMTP Settings for webmail accounts.
SMTP Port Key in the port number of the SMTP server (Default 25).
Authentication If you are using a hosted email provider, enable Authentication and provide a Username and Password to connect to your hosted mail server and send notifications.
Enable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) If SSL is required to provide secure transmission between sender and recipients, check Enable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) checkbox.
Email Recipients Enter recipient email address and click the plus sign to add. You can key in as many recipients as required.
Verify Mail Settings Click to send a test email and verify the mail server settings are configured correctly.