Configure the Email Server

As an administrator, configure the email server with appropriate information so that the CA TDM Portal is able to send emails to appropriate recipients. For example, all password- and publish job-related emails are sent to intended recipients through the configured email server.
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As an administrator, configure the email server with appropriate information so that the CA TDM Portal is able to send emails to appropriate recipients. For example, all password- and publish job-related emails are sent to intended recipients through the configured email server.
 
Note:
 Other than administrators, users having access to the "Settings" security function can also configure the email server.
  1. Access the CA TDM Portal by logging in as an administrator.
  2. Expand the 
    Configuration
     option in the left pane.
    Note:
     If the left pane is hidden, click the icon (represented by three horizontal bars) in the top left corner to view the pane.
  3. Click the 
    Mail Server Configuration 
    option in the expanded list.
  4. Provide the following information:
    •  
      Protocol
      Lets you specify the email protocol that you want to use to exchange the information to and from the email server. This release supports only SMTP.
    •  
      Host Name
      Lets you specify the name of the email server.
    •  
      Port
      Lets you specify the port number that the email server uses for communication.
    •  
      From Address
      Lets you specify the email address from which you want to send the emails.
    •  
      Require Authentication
      Lets you provide a specific user name and password that is required to authenticate emails that are sent to the recipients. This option helps ensure that only authorized users can send emails to the recipients. If you enable this option, the 
      Username
       and 
      Password
       fields are displayed. Provide the required credentials in these fields.
  5. Click the 
    Save
     icon.
    You have configured the email server. All the emails originating from the CA TDM Portal are now sent using the configured email server.
 
Next steps:
 
  • Ensure that relevant users have email addresses defined. For more information, see User and Group Management.
  • (Optional) Browse to the following directory and edit the provided email templates:
    C:\Program Files\CA\CA Test Data Manager Portal\Mail Templates