Clarion Communications Global Extension

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The Global Extension settings are used by both Extension and Code templates to be able to connect and authenticate for sending Email and SMS messages.

 

 

Email settings dialog

 

 

Prompt

Description

Email Server

enter the fully qualified domain name for your SMTP mail server. For example, smtp.gmail.com

Server port

enter the port number your mail server uses for SMTP

Use SSL

if your mail server requires SSL connections then check this box

Login User Name

enter the login name for the account

Login Password

enter the associated password for the account

Sender Email

enter the email address to use to send the email (this is also the reply-to address)

Message Body Encoding

If you need to support non-ascii characters select the encoding from the droplist.  if left blank the encoding is set to US-Ascii

 

* note: to use variables for any of these fields, place a leading exclamation mark ! before the variable name

 

 

SMS settings dialog

 

Most mobile carriers offer free Email to SMS gateways which can be used to forward email messages to mobile phones.  To be able to send SMS messages via SMTP you need to know both the recipient's mobile phone number and the recipient's mobile carrier to send them SMS via Email.

Prompt

Description

SMS Server

enter the carrier SMTP server

Server Port

enter the SMTP port number

Use SSL

check this box if the server requires an SSL connection

Login User Name

enter the login name for the account

Login Password

enter the associated password for the account

Sender Email

enter the email address to use to send the email