How to set up CurrentWare to send Emails

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.

Email Settings

On the Web Console, under the Settings option from the left-hand side, select Email Settings to enter the email configurations required to successfully send email reports and alerts from the console.

How to Configure Your Email Settings:

  1. Select the email account type, SMTP or Microsoft Exchange Server.
  2. Enter the appropriate email information, including the name you want the CurrentWare emails to have and your email address.
  3. Define the outgoing mail server and port that your email account uses to send an email and mail domain name.
  4. Enter your email username and password for your account.
  5. Enable This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) if your email server requires SSL connection.
  6. Enable My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication if your email server requires authentication.
  7. You can also use web email services, such as Gmail/ Hotmail/ Yahoo mail, to generate email notifications. These web email services usually require mail server authentication.
  8. Click on the Apply button.

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:

  1. Select the email account type, SMTP or Microsoft Exchange server
  2. Enter the appropriate email information, including the name, email address, and the password for your email address.
  3. Define the outgoing mail server that your email account uses to send an email and mail domain name.
  4. Enable My SMTP server requires authentication if your email server requires authentication.
  5. You can also use web email services, such as Gmail/ Hotmail/ Yahoo mail, to generate email notifications. These web email services usually require mail server authentication.
  6. To test the validity of the email account information, click on the Test Email Account button to ensure that the reports will be emailed successfully.
  7. Click on the Apply button.

How to use Gmail to send CurrentWare Emails

If you are setting up your Email reports with a Gmail account, you may have some additional setup steps: Setting up Gmail Email

How to use Outlook or Office365 to send CurrentWare Emails

If you are setting up your Email reports with an Office365 or Outlook account, you may have some additional setup steps: Setting up Outlook/Office365 Email


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