RapidIdentity Product Guides - 2019 Rolling Release


SMTP settings specify the mail server RapidIdentity uses to send email messages.

Table 259. SMTP Settings

Field Name


Server Address

The server address refers to the server that hosts the SMTP service. The entry can be a fully qualified domain name (e.g. smtp.example.com) or an IP address. It is important to verify that the networking infrastructure (i.e. firewalls, etc) allow communication between the RapidIdentity Portal server and the SMTP server referenced in this field.

Encryption Method

RapidIdentity Portal supports SSL and TLS encryption methods. The default setting is no encryption, which allows the use of self-signed certificates.


The TCP port to use for SMTP communication to the specified server.

From Address

The email address that RapidIdentity Portal emails will originate from.

Use Authentication

Some SMTP servers require user authentication. This option enables fields for username and password that are passed to the SMTP server for authentication when sending an email.


The username field displays when the Use Authentication field is checked.


The Update SMTP button displays when the Use Authentication field is checked. Click Save to update the new password.

Send test email to

This field can receive any valid Email address to validate the SMTP server and view the test Email contents.