Custom SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) Server provides you SMTP configurations that you can setup and use them to send emails generated from Fusionmint via those servers. If you wish to use your own or cloud hosted email services such as Gmail, Yahoo Mail or Microsoft Outlook and want more control over sending these emails, use of SMTP profiles is a recommended. The SMTP profile setup form has got many fields on it, description of those fields are given below.

1.  Description:

This can be a descriptive name for your server that helps you to select the desired profile for sending Emails.

2.  Domain/Server:

Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) of the email server.

3.  Port: 

SMTP server port for connection. This usually default to “587” for most servers but can be different if the server admin. has configured the SMTP server on a different port.

4.  User Name: 

Your authorized username that you should use to connect to the email server.

5.  Password: 
Your account password that you should use for authorization along-with User Name above.

6.  Sender Name: 
Your full name/initials that you would like to show up in the “From Name” email field when people receive email.

7.  Sender Email: 
Your email address that should appear in the “From Email” field when people receive email.

8.  Authorization Required: 
Most modern email servers require authorization for sending emails from external clients. By default this option is selected. This option exists as in some rare instances, some email servers still allow non-authenticated clients to send email but this option should be used most of the times.

9.  SSL/TLS Required: 
Used for secure connection.

10. Start TLS Enabled: 

Used for secure connection. Selected in most configurations.

To configure SMTP server in Fusionmint, follow the steps below:

1. Select Setting from Workspace view.

2. Click on Add SMTP Setup, present on the right side.

3. Enter the details of the SMTP Server setup and click Save

4. SMTP Server is now all set. To edit the configurations click on the "pencil" icon and to delete the configuration click on the "x" icon. For testing the configured setup click on the icon at which the arrow is pointing.

5. Enter the details and click on Test. If the email is sent successfully, that means that the configuration is correct. If the email is not sent and show some error message, recheck the configuration.

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