Configuring Email Preferences

NI Volume License Manager 3.1 Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 370967F-01

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NI VLM uses the SMTP email server for the following features:

  • Administrator notifications
  • Emailing clients from within NI VLM
  • Emailing disconnected and home licenses to clients
  • Emailing clients when permission requests are handled
Note Note  
  • You may need to contact your network administrator to obtain SMTP server settings.

Complete the following steps to configure NI VLM with your SMTP server settings:

  1. In the General section, set Enable email to Yes.
  2. In the Outgoing Mail Server Information section, enter the SMTP server address in the Server Address box. You can optionally specify a port number, for example, The default port is 25 if you are not using SSL encryption. If you are using SSL encryption, the default port is 465.
  3. Select whether to enable encryption in the Server requires encrypted connection (SSL) setting.
  4. If the SMTP server requires authentication, enter your SMTP server Username and Password.
  5. Enter the sender's Name and Email. You can enter the same information as the Administrator Information setting, or you can specify a different name and email address.
  6. Click Send Test Email to test the email server settings.
    1. In the dialog box that appears, you can either use the existing administrator email address, if shown, or enter another email address at which you want to receive the test email.
    2. Click Send.



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