SA Cfg: Email Configuration Panel

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This topic provides information about email configuration settings in the System View > Email Configuration panel. RSA Security Analytics sends notifications to users via email about various system events. To be able to configure these email notifications, you must first configure the SMTP email server (See Configure Email Server and Notification Account).

The Email Configuration panel provides a way to:

  • Configure the email server.
  • Set up an email account to receive notifications.
  • View statistics on email operations.

To access the Email Configuration Panel: 

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, select Administration > System.
    The Administration System view is displayed.
  2. In the options panel, select Email.


The Email Configuration panel has two sections: Email Server Settings and Email Statistics.

Email Server Settings

In the Email Server Settings section, you configure the following parameters.

Mail serverThe email server name. The default value is
Server portThe server port used to send and receive emails. The default value is 25.
Use SSLThe preference for SSL use in communications between the email server and Security Analytics. The default value is to not use SSL (unchecked).
From addressThe address that appears in all emails from Security Analytics. The default from address for emails is
UsernameThe username to access the email server. The default value is blank.
User passwordThe user password to access the email server. The default value is blank.
Test connectionTests the connection to the email server.
ApplyApplies the email configuration to this instance of Security Analytics.

Email Statistics

The Email Statistics section provides feedback on the number of successful and failed email operations as well as the time of the last successful and unsuccessful email operation. For each statistic the name of the statistic and the value is displayed.

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