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SMTP configuration and email settings for scheduled reports and alerts

Created by Interspire Import, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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This article describes how to configure SMTP and email settings for scheduled reports and alerts.


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  1. Add an SMTP server to a scheduled report and verify the following details. Refer to Adding an SMTP Server.
    • SMTP port Number: 25
    • Secondary SMTP Server: No secondary SMTP server kb 5602 - smtp default.jpg
  2. Set up an email for the scheduled report. Refer to Scheduling and Emailing a Report.
    kb 5602-rep-email-2.jpg
    Note: The SMTP servers added via 'Manage SMTP Server' will be listed, as shown in the above sample screen'


  1. On the Orion Web Console, go to Settings > Initial Alerting Setup. kb 5602-initial alert.jpg
  2. Enter the default recipients, sender and the SMTP server details. kb 5602 - alert default.jpg
  3. Click Use As Default.
  4. Click Start > Programs > SolarWinds Orion > Alerting, Reporting and Mapping > Advanced Alert Manager.
  5. Click Configure Alerts and select the alert that needs to trigger an email action.
  6. Click Edit.
  7. On the Trigger Action tab, click Add New Action > Send an Email/Page Action.
  8. Fill in the details and click OK.

kb 5602 - adv alert.jpg 


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23:33, 22 Jun 2016