QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Configuring an Email Notification Server

  1. Go to Service Account and Device Pairing > E-mail.
  2. Click Add SMTP Service.

    The Add SMTP Service window appears.

  3. Select an email account.
  4. Configure the following.

    Service Providers

    User Actions

    Outlook

    1. Click Add account.

      The email account window appears.

    2. Specify the email address that will act as the sender for QTS notifications.

      A confirmation message appears.

    3. Click Allow.

    Gmail

    1. Click Add account.

      The email account window appears.

    2. Specify the email address that will act as the sender for QTS notifications.

      A warning notification appears.

    3. Click Allow.

    Yahoo

    Important:

    Before configuring the Yahoo Mail settings, do the following.

    1. Log in to your Yahoo Mail account.

    2. Go to Help > Account Info > Account Security.

    3. Enable Allow apps that use less secure sign in.

    Return to Notification Center and specify a valid Yahoo mail address and password.

    Custom

    1. Specify the domain name or the IP address of your SMTP service such as smtp.gmail.com.

    2. Specify the port number for the SMTP server. If you specified an SMTP port when you configured the port forwarding settings, use this port number.

    3. Specify the email address that will act as the sender for QTS notifications.

    4. Specify a username that contains a maximum of 128 ASCII characters.

    5. Specify a password that contains a maximum of 128 ASCII characters.

    6. Select one of the following secure connection options.

      • SSL: Use SSL to secure the connection.

      • TLS: Use TLS to secure the connection.

      • None: Do not use a secure connection.

      QNAP recommends enabling a secure connection if the SMTP server supports it.

    Others

    Specify a valid email address and its account password.

    Tip:

    To configure multiple email servers, click Add SMTP Service, and then perform the previous steps.

  5. Optional: Select Set as default SMTP service account.
    Note:

    System notifications are sent with the default SMTP service.

  6. Optional: Click .

    The SMTP server sends a test email.

  7. Click Create.

    Notification Center adds the SMTP service to the list.