SMTP Resource

An SMTP shared resource template represents a connection to an SMTP server. Using the SMTP Resource, you can transfer e-mail messages between servers. The SMTP communications are transported by TCP to ensure end-to-end transport.

General

The General section has the following fields.

Field Description
Name The name to be displayed as the label for the resource.
Description A short description of the activity.

SMTP

This section has the following fields.

Field Literal Value/Module Property? Description
Machine Name Yes The name of the host that accepts the incoming requests. The default value is localhost.
Port Yes The port number on which you can listen for SMTP requests. The default value is 25.
Timeout (ms) Yes The waiting time for a response from the server. The timeout must be greater than 0. A timeout of zero is interpreted as an infinite timeout.
Username Yes The valid username used to authenticate connections to the server.
Password Yes The valid password used to authenticate connections to the server.
Enable STARTTLS Module Property Select the Enable STARTTLS check box to use SMTP over SSL.

This checkbox is selected by default.

Security

Select the Confidentiality check box to display the SSL Client field.

Field Description
SSL Client The name of the resource. In the SslClientResource Resource Template wizard, create a resource to connect to the SSL client.