SMTP server

This topic describes how to configure the SMTP mail server you want to use for sending notifications.

SMTP server overview

You can enable LoadRunner Enterprise to send emails to users in an LoadRunner Enterprise project using an SMTP server. You specify your SMTP server settings and who you want to receive notification emails.

Configure an SMTP server

This task explains how to configure an SMTP server.

  1. In LoadRunner Enterprise Administration, select Configuration > Servers, and click the SMTP Server tab.

  2. Select Enable SMTP Server and provide the following details:

    UI Element Description

    The email address from which the mail server sends emails.

    Outgoing mail server (SMTP)

    The outgoing mail server (SMTP) host address.

    Note: Field must not contain \/ : " ? ' < > | * % characters and must not be empty.

    Port Port number of the mail server.
    Use the following type of encrypted connection

    Select this option to use a secure SMTP connection for sending mail, and choose the encryption method:

    • SSL. Communicates through SSL.

    • Start TLS. Communicates through TLS/SSL.

    Note: SSL/TLS is currently not supported.

    Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication

    Select to require authentication for the outgoing SMTP server, and enter the following under Login information:

    • User Name. The user name used to connect to the SMTP mail server.

    • Password. The password for the user specified to connect to the SMTP mail server.

    Note: You can use a REST command to change the SMTP user password without having to use the user interface. For details, see Update the SMTP user password in the LoadRunner Enterprise Installation Guide.

    Send test email to

    Enter email addresses for the users you want to receive notification emails.

    Send Test Email Click to try sending a test mail to the specified email addresses.

    If you want to reload the data inside the grid from the server, click Restore.

  3. Click Save to save the settings.

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