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How to configure mail server in SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation Cloud Factory?

In order to take advantage of the alert feature in SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation that is explained in the blog, as a pre-requisite, you should configure a Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server.

Configuration of Mail Server in Cloud Factory is quite simple and straightforward.

Navigate to the Configuration Tab in Cloud Factory.

 

Step 1: Enter a Name for your server configuration and a Description (optional).

Step 2: Select a Security Method: TLS (Transport Layer Security) or SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

Step 3: Fill the Sender Address input field with the mail address that will be used to send the alerts to the recipients.

Step 4: Fill the Host Address input field with the hostname or IP address of the mail server that will be used to send the alerts.

Step 5: Fill the Port input field with the number of the port that will be used for connecting to the SMTP Server.

Note: If you’ve chosen TLS security method, the recommended value of the port is 587. If you’ve chosen SSL security method, it’s 465.

Step 6: Check the SMTP Authentication checkbox to enable SMTP authentication. Then enter a User and a Password. This step is optional.

In order to test the configuration, click on the Send Test Mail button. A dialog box appears as shown below.

Enter the recipient email address and click on the Send Test Mail button to check if the configuration is successful. 🙂

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