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You can configure CurrentWare to send email reports or alerts on Internet activity and device usage if you have BrowseReporter or AccessPatrol installed. You will first need to configure the email settings.
On the console, under the Tools tab, select Email Settings to enter the configurations required to successfully send email reports and alerts from the console.
How to Configure Your Email Settings:
Turn on Access for less secure apps (Required)
Google introduced a new security feature with their Gmail account that prevents Non-Google applications from signing onto Gmail.
Log into your Gmail account and turn on “Access for less secure apps”. Here’s the link to this option: https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps
Here’s how the option looks like:
Input your Email Information on the CurrentWare Console
Input the Gmail Server Configuration on the CurrentWare Console
Example for setting up email report for Gmail:
Help! Test Email Account is not working?
If you are getting an error message when you click on “Test Email Account”, check the CurrentWare Console log (C:\Program Files (x86)\CurrentWare\Logs\cwCon.log) for the following error:
ERR::-2146233088: The SMTP server requires a secure connection or the client was not authenticated. The server response was: 5.5.1 Authentication Required.
This is an indication that Google is blocking BrowseReporter from sending email. You must log into Google to authenticate the computer you are trying to send BrowseReporter email from. You may receive an email like this in Gmail:
If you need more help with this issue, contact our technical support team – firstname.lastname@example.org
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