Configuring Task Manager Email Settings
You can set the Task Manager to send email notification when a task completes, as described in Using the Task Manager. On the Task Manager Email Settings page (System Administration > Configuration > Additional Settings > Task Manager Email), you can configure the notification settings described on this page.
Email Configuration Settings
Address and port of your outgoing SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) mail server
The SSL configuration to use if you want to encrypt the email using SSL/TLS. If there are no SSL configurations on the instance, or you want to create a new one, see Create or Edit a TLS Configuration. If you do not select an SSL configuration, SSL/TLS will not be used.
Required only for SMTP authentication to the SMTP server. See RFC 2554 for details. If you do not provide entries, SMTP username and password are set to NULL.
Required only for SMTP authentication to the SMTP server. See RFC 2554 for details.
Email address to which the recipient should reply
The formatted subject line of a successful task message. See the section “Parameters for Subjects and Messages” below.
The formatted message sent after a successful task runs
The formatted subject line of a failed task message
The formatted message sent after a task fails
You can also configure email settings programmatically through the %SYS.Task.ConfigOpens in a new tab class.
Parameters for Subjects and Messages
Format the information in the subject and message text boxes using the task parameters listed at the bottom of the web page and defined in the following table. The web page includes examples.
|LASTSTARTED||Last time the task started|
|LASTFINISHED||Last time the task finished|
|SCHEDULED||Last scheduled starting time|
|CURRENTDATE||Date the email sent|
|CURRENTTIME||Time the email sent|
|STATUS||Return value of the task:|
|TASKCLASS||Task class used for this task; for example, %SYS.Task.IntegrityCheckOpens in a new tab for a database integrity check task,|
|ERROR||Error code if task failed|
|SUCCESS||Completed message if task ran successfully|