Configure InsightCM to send alarm notification emails.
Before you begin, configure your role with
serverSettings_edit permissions, create an address group
create an email
. Refer to Relationships
Between User Accounts and Permissions
for more information about permissions.
Add an email template and address group to an alarm
On the server machine, in File Explorer, navigate to the
ProgramData\National Instruments\InsightCM 3.0\Auth
SmtpConfiguration.json file in a text file editor.
The InsightCM Server acts as an SMTP client and sends messages to an SMTP
server when you edit this file with information about the SMTP
Modify each line category according to your server information.
"Port": "<port number>",
"UseSsl": <true or false>,
"RequireAuthentication": <true or false>,
"Password": "Secret\\Password", "Secret\"Password"
If your password contains
backslashes or double quotations, you must use double backslashes or a
backslash and double quotations respectively as shown in the above
"TestMode": <true or false>
Test Mode prevents the server from
sending emails, even when you run commands from the InsightCM
console. Enable the SMTP.Emails tracepoint to view messages that the
server writes to the trace log.
Save the .json file and open Windows Services.
Find and select NI InsightCM <version> and click
Restarting the NI InsightCM service enables the software to read in the
new SMTP settings.