How to send e-mail alerts
To send log events and alarm notifications, first configure your server and recipient settings. After configuring these settings, you can enable and disable the sending of automated messages.
Configure your server settings:
1. In the web interface, click Log.
2. In the Feature Settings, click Notification.
3. Select Configure an Email Server.
4. Configure the options.
For details, use the information in E-mail settings.
5. Click the accept icon .
Enable the sending of log events and alarm notifications:
6. In the Feature Settings pane, click Log.
7. Select Export logged events via email.
8. Configure the options.
9. Click the accept icon .
 
Apex will send logged events to your SMTP server.
 
E-mail settings
 
Export logged events via email
If selected, system logs are forwarded as email messages.
SMTP Server
The host address of the outgoing email server.
Example: 203.0.113.12 -or- smtp.example.com
Valid Input: Valid addresses include IPv4 or DNS name.
SMTP Port
The port number of the outgoing email server.
Security
The connection to the outgoing email server can be encrypted to prevent eavesdropping.
 
PlainText Connection is not encrypted.
SSL, TLS, or DTLS Connection is encrypted.
STARTTLS Negotiates an encrypted connection. If negotiation fails, the connection is not encrypted.
 
Authentication
The authentication type for connecting to the outgoing email server.
Try choosing 'Auto Detect' if you experience authentication problems.
User Name
The user name used to connect to the outgoing email server.
Password
If 'User Name' requires a password to connect, type the password here.
Leave this box blank if 'User Name' does not require a password.
Sender Name
If specified, this sender name appears in the 'From' field of the sent email.
Setting Sender Name to 'OMS Security' or similar could help recipients categorize the emails.
Sender Email
The sender email address appears in the 'From' field of the sent email.
Recipients Email
Log events are sent to the specified email address or addresses.
Example: chris@example.com -or- chris@example.com;pat@example.com
Email multiple recipients by separating each address with a semi-colon ';' or comma ','.
Severity
The minimum severity level of log events sent as email messages.
 
Informational: Contains normal operational messages. No action is required.
Warning: Contains cautionary messages. No error has occurred but an error may occur if no corrective action is taken.
Critical: Contains fault-finding messages. Corrective action should be taken promptly.
 
Log events of lower severity are not sent.