Mail Settings section contains the following parameters:
From Name - this name your users will see as Sender’s name when receiving notifications and other system emails;
System Email – Users will get notifications from this email address;
Mail Signature - Enter a general signature that would be used in all system emails;
Then you need to select one of three setting options to be used for mail sending in the system: SMTP, Sendmail or PHP Mail Function.
SMTP – Short for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, a protocol for sending e-mail messages between servers.
Most e-mail systems that send mail over the Internet use SMTP to send messages from one server to another;
You need to specify the folllowing SMTP settings:
SMTP sender Mail, SMTP Port, SMTP Host, SMTP Security, Username and Password
Sendmail – general purpose internetwork email routing facility that supports many kinds of mail-transfer and -delivery methods
You need to specify the path to sendmail.
PHP Mail Function - standard PHP function for sending mail.
Enable Email Scheduling - Check the box to enable email scheduling. Enter in the field the needed number of emails to be sent per hour.
Check mail set up - Once you have finished mail set up you can check whether you have set up everything correctly by clicking 'Check' button. The system will automatically check whether mail is sending correctly and will notify you about this. In case something is wrong you will be notified about this as well.
After you finished making the Mail settings press the “Save” button at the bottom of the section to save the settings you made. Use the "Apply" button to save the changes and stay on the current tab.