To configure the SSL Visibility appliance to send e-mail Alerts, do the following:
1. In the Management GUI, go to the appliance's
Platform Mangement (Hostname)
> Alerts screen.
2. Click the Pencil icon to edit the
Alert Mail Configuration.
Enter the Hostname (make sure it can be resolved by the DNS servers configured on the SSL Visibility appliance) or IP address of your SMTP server.
Enter the TCP Port of your SMTP server. By default, it is Port 25.
If your SMTP server requires TLS, check Use TLS. Only an SSL Certificate issued by a public Certificate Authority and TLS 1.0 is supported currently.
If Authentication is required, enter the Username and Password to authenticate to your SMTP server. The format of the Username (i.e. username or username@domain) relies on the SMTP server's configuration.
Confirm the password and click OK.
Alert Rules, click the green
+ button to create a new rule or the
Pencil button to edit existing rules.
Select the required Type. To test, choose Periodic.
Select the required Level. To test, choose INFO.
Define the Frequency. To test, define about 5-10 seconds.
Define the Max Lines for the alert email. To test, use 99999.
Enter the e-mail address of the recipient under Emails.
Alert Mail Configuration
- If the Username field is left empty SSLng is used as a sender for the e-mail Alerts. - Sender's address can be configured in the Username field. Password field should be left empty if the SMTP server does not require authentication.
If TLS is required :
only SSL Certificates issued by public Certificate Authorities are currently supported. SSL Certificates issued by internal Certificate Authorities are not supported.
only TLS 1.0 is supported. TLS 1.2 is currently not supported.
Imported Document ID: 000028168
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