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.
In LoadRunner Enterprise Administration, select Configuration > Servers, and click the SMTP Server tab.
Select Enable SMTP Server and provide the following details:
UI Element Description Address
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 SSL/TLS
Note: SSL/TLS is currently not supported.
Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
Select to require authentication for the outgoing SMTP server, and enter:
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.
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.
Click Save to save the settings.