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Message System - SMTP Settings Tab

Use the SMTP Settings tab to configure the SMTP server used by SOLIDWORKS PDM to send notifications.

The SMTP Settings tab is only available when SMTP is selected from the General tab.

To display the Message System dialog box:

Double-click Message System.

Server The name or IP address of a valid SMTP server available on the network that can relay SMTP-generated messages.
Port The SMTP server port number, typically 25.
Login required If the SMTP server requires a login to relay messages, select this option and enter a user name and password.
User (Active only if Login required is selected.)
Password (Active only if Login required is selected.)
From Address The reply email address used for automatically generated notifications.
From Name The sender name used for automatically generated notifications.
Send test mail Click Test Settings to display the Test Settings dialog box to send an email to test the SMTP settings.

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