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This article provides steps to use Gmail to send Orion alert emails.
NPM version 10.1 or later
The following procedure provides the required steps to configure Orion advanced alerts to use Gmail as the SMTP server for alert emails. In the Advanced Alert Manager, edit the Alert to which you wish to add the E-mail action:
Open the Gmail account that you are using as the SMTP server and click on the settings Icon on the right of the screen and when this drop down opens select Settings
When the settings open select the Accounts and Import tab
When this opens select the Other Google Account settings
When this opens select the Sign-in & Security >
When this opens scroll to the bottom of the page and switch the Allow less secure apps from Off to ON
Test the email function using a live or simulated alert.