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Configure email notifications using Gmail

Disclaimer: Please contact Sophos Professional Services if you require assistance with your specific environment.

Overview

This article contains steps to configure Sophos Firewall with email notifications for system events using Gmail.

Configuring the settings

  1. Follow the steps in https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/185833?hl=en to configure Sign in with App Passwords.
  2. Follow the steps in https://docs.sophos.com/nsg/sophos-firewall/18.5/Help/en-us/webhelp/onlinehelp/nsg/learningContent/EmailNotificationSettings.html to set up an external mail server that has the following settings:

    • Mail server IPv4 address/FQDN: smtp.gmail.com
    • Port: 587
    • Authentication required: Selected
    • Username: Your complete Gmail account
    • Password: Gmail password if 2-Step is turned off or App Password if 2-Step is turned on
    • Connection security: STARTTLS

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[edited by: emmosophos at 3:12 PM (GMT -7) on 18 Aug 2021]