How do I set up email notifications on my Synology NAS?

Setting up Email Notifications on Synology NAS

Step 1: Install and Configure Mail Server

To enable email notifications on your Synology NAS, you first need to install and configure the Mail Server package. Follow these steps:

  1. Login to your Synology NAS
  2. Open the Package Center
  3. Search for "Mail Server" and click on "Install"
  4. Once installed, open the Mail Server package
  5. Configure your email settings, including SMTP server, email address, and authentication details. This could be your personal email or a dedicated email address for your NAS notifications.

Step 2: Enable Email Notifications for Individual Apps

After setting up the Mail Server, you need to enable email notifications for the specific apps or services you want to receive notifications from. Here's how:

  1. Go to the Control Panel on your Synology NAS
  2. Click on "Notification"
  3. Select the app or service from the list that you want to enable notifications for
  4. Enable the "Send email notifications" option
  5. Customize the notification settings, such as recipient email address, email subject, and content, as per your requirements

Step 3: Test Email Notifications

Once you have configured email notifications for the desired apps, it's important to test if the notifications are being sent correctly. Follow these steps to test the email notifications:

  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. Click on "Notification"
  3. Under the app or service you want to test, click on "Send a test email" or similar option
  4. Enter the recipient email address and click on "Send"
  5. Check your email inbox, including spam/junk folder, to verify if the test email notification has been successfully received.

By following these steps, you will be able to set up and receive email notifications on your Synology NAS for different apps and services.

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