The SMTP Server page allows you to configure a Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server. Once you configure an SMTP server, Nessus can email HTML scan results to the list of recipients that you specify in the scan settings.
Note: You need the System Administrator role to configure Tenable Nessus settings. For more information, see Users.
The following table describes the SMTP Server settings:
|The SMTP server host.
|The SMTP server port.
|From (sender email)
|The email address that shows as the sender in the scan results email.
The email encryption type:
|Hostname (for email links)
|The hostname that shows for the sender host and port in the email.
The authentication method Nessus uses to connect to the STMP server: