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Email Settings Section

The Email Settings section provides options for configuring email reporting for NNM, including the recipients of the email notifications, what charts appear in email notifications, and the time and frequency with which email notifications are sent. In the Email Settings section, hover over an existing email notification and click the paper airplane icon to send a report immediately.

When you select SMTP Server in the Setting Type drop-down menu, the following options for configuring the SMTP server appear:

Name Description


The host or IP of the SMTP server (e.g.,


The port of the SMTP server (e.g., 25).


The name that appears in the "From" line of the email report.

NNM Location

The IP address or hostname of your NNM server. This works only if the user that receives the email report can reach the NNM host.

Auth Method

The method by which the SMTP server is authenticated. Supported methods are None, Plain, NTLM, Login, and CRAM-MD5.

Note: If this option is set to None, the Username and Password fields are hidden.


The username used to authenticate to the SMTP server.


The password associated with the username, provided that a password is required by the SMTP server.

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