Device > Server Profiles > Email

Select
Device
Server Profiles
Email
or
Panorama
Server Profiles
Email
to configure a server profile TechDocs_logo_cropped.png for forwarding logs as email notifications. To define an Email server profile,
Add
a profile and specify Email Notification Settings.
  • To select the Email Server profile for System, Config, User-ID, HIP Match, and Correlation logs, see Device > Log Settings.
  • To select the Email Server Profile For Traffic, Threat, Wildfire, URL Filtering, Data Filtering, Tunnel Inspection, Authentication, and GTP logs, see Objects > Log Forwarding.
  • You can also schedule email reports (Monitor > PDF Reports > Email Scheduler).
  • You cannot delete a server profile that the firewall uses in any System or Config log settings or Log Forwarding profile.
Email Notification Settings
Description
Name
Enter a name for the server profile (up to 31 characters). The name is case-sensitive and must be unique. Use only letters, numbers, spaces, hyphens, and underscores.
Location
(
Virtual systems only
)
Select the scope in which the profile is available. In the context of a firewall that has more than one virtual system (vsys), select a vsys or select
Shared
(all virtual systems). In any other context, you can’t select the
Location
; its value is predefined as Shared (
firewalls
) or as Panorama. After you save the profile, you can’t change its
Location
.
Servers Tab
Name
Enter a name to identify the server (up to 31 characters). This field is just a label and does not have to be the host name of an existing email server.
Email Display Name
Enter the name shown in the
From
field of the email.
From
Enter the sender’s email address, such as security_alert@company.com.
To
Enter the email address of the recipient.
Additional Recipient
Optionally, enter the email address of another recipient. You can only add one additional recipient. To add multiple recipients, add the email address of a distribution list.
Email Gateway
Enter the IP address or host name of the server that sends the email.
Protocol
Select the protocol you want to use to send the email (
Unauthenticated SMTP
or
SMTP over TLS
).
Port
Enter the port number you want to use to send the email if it differs from the default (25 for SMTP or 587 for TLS).
TLS Version
(
SMTP over TLS only
)
Select the TLS version you want to use (
1.2
or
1.1
).
As a best practice, we strongly recommend using the latest TLS version.
Authentication Method
(
SMTP over TLS only
)
Select the authentication method you want to use:
  • Auto
    (default)—Allow the client and server to determine the authentication method.
  • Login
    —Use Base64 encoding for the username and password and transmit them separately.
  • Plain
    —Use Base64 encoding for the username and password and transmit them together.
Certificate Profile
(
SMTP over TLS only
)
Select the certificate profile for the firewall to use to authenticate the email server.
Username
(
SMTP over TLS only
)
Enter the username of the account that sends the email.
Password
(
SMTP over TLS only
)
Enter the password of the account that sends the email.
Confirm Password
(
SMTP over TLS only
)
Confirm the password of the account that sends the email.
Test Connection
(
SMTP over TLS only
)
Confirm the connection between the email server and the firewall.
Custom Log Format Tab
Log Type
Click the log type to open a dialog box that allows you to specify a custom log format. In the dialog box, click a field to add it to the Log Format area. Click
OK
to save your changes.
Escaping
Specify the
Escaped Characters
(all characters to not interpret literally) without spaces and specify the
Escape Character
for the escape sequence.

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