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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

How to Configure System Email Notifications

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Some services on the CloudGen Firewall can be configured to send email notifications.

Services Using System Email Notifications

  • Virus Scanning service
  • Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)

Configure Email Notification

  1. Go to CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Box > Administrative Settings.
  2. Click Lock.
  3. In the left menu, select Notifications.
  4. For Sender Address, enter the email address where to send the email from.
  5. For Notification Address, enter the address where all email notifications should be sent to.
  6. In the SMTP Server field, enter the hostname or IP address of the SMTP server that should be used when sending email notifications.
  7. For Authentication Scheme, select one of the following options:
    • None – No authentication scheme will be used.
    • Plain – User and password will be transferred to the mail server in a common string which is BASE64 encoded and unencrypted.
    • Login – User and password will be transferred to the mail server in two separate strings where each one is BASE64 encoded and unencrypted.
  8. Configure authentication credentials for the SMTP server:
    • SMTP User – Enter the username.
    • SMTP Password – Enter the password for the SMTP server.

      The password can consist of small and capital characters, numbers, and non-alpha-numeric symbols, except the hash sign (#).

  9. To test whether notifications are sent correctly to the configured email server, click Notification Test.
    1. Check your email account. If the message has been sent successfully to the configured mail server, you will see a mail with the following attributes:
      • Subject textTest Notification.
      • Message contentTesting the Notification.
  10. Select STARTTLS.
    system_email_notifications.png
  11. Click Send Changes and Activate.

All services that are configured to send notifications will now send emails to the specified address if required.

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