Setup the Mail Server - Firewall Analyzer

    Firewall Analyzer allows you to send notification via mail every time an alert is triggered. To use this feature, you need to configure your mail server on Firewall Analyzer. After configuring Mail server you can use the Email alarm notification and Schedule report feature of Firewall Analyzer.


    • To configure Mail server, go to Settings > General Settings > Mail Server Settings.
    • Fill in the required information (Explanation provided in the table)
    Field Description
    Server Name Enter the name of the SMTP server on your network which is used for outgoing emails.
    Port Enter the port used by the SMTP server. Usually this is 25.
    Time Out (sec) The time within which the connection to the mail server should be established
    From Email ID (optional) Enter the Sender or From Address which needs to be mentioned in the outgoing emails. 
    To Email ID Enter the email ID to which you want to send the alarm or report
    User Name* Enter the user name used to authenticate email sending from this machine.
    Password* Enter the corresponding password for the typed user name.
    Authentication details (Optional)

    Basic - Configure the User name and Password details.

    OAuth - configure the User name and Authentication Provider details. (Currently Google and Microsoft OAuth providers are supported)

    Secure Connection Details (optional)

    Select the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) button to secure the connection between mail server and FWA server.

    Select the TLS (Transport Level Security) button to secure the connection between mail server and FWA server.

    Select None button if secure connection is not required.

    Add a secondary mail server (optional)  Select this option if you want to configure secondary mail server for Firewall Analyzer to send alarms and reports via email

    After all the details have been filled in, click Save to save the mail server settings.
    The Test Mail button is for testing the mail server configurations. You can give your email-id in the "To Mail Id" field, which comes-up when you click Test Mail. If the mail server configurations have been given correctly you will receive a test mail.