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How to Configure SMTP in SAP Analytics Cloud

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To send notifications from Analytical Application, we need to set up SMTP in Sap Analytics Cloud , otherwise, the email won’t be sent. Follow the steps below to setup SMTP configuration.

  1. Go to last option from left sidebar, and click on Administration
  2. Go to Notification Tab and click on pencil icon on Right side

When you scroll down you will see “Email Server Configuration” Click on Custom option, It is required that you provide all the required details in the Configuration, such as the email host, port number, etc.


  1. You must provide your Sender email host server
  2. You must enter port of sender email server
  3. Your Email
  4. Your Email’s Password
  5. Your Email
  6. Your Email


How to get Host & Port ?

Contact with IT Team for Email Host and Port.

If you have your own server you can use your own as well.

Option Value
Host your hosting mail server (ex.
Port 587
Username your email address
Password your email password
Envelope Sender Address your email address
Header Sender Address your email address


After entering details, Click on Check Configuration.

If you get “Could not connect to the SMTP server. Please check if the information provided is accurate.”, that means provided details is incorrect. Check it and try again.

If you get “The configuration has been successfully validated.”, that means all good.

Now go to top and click on Save Button.


As a result, this article has explained how to setup SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol), using this you can use sendNotification() API in Analytical Application.

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      Author's profile photo Lothar Köder
      Lothar Köder



      The showed approach uses SMTP basic authentication. How to deal with modern authentication? This is necessary using Microsoft Outlook (365) once modern authentication is activated there.


      Best regards