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Jan_Scholten
Contributor

Sending a test alertmail

I' d like to generate a alertmail, to see whether it is working. I created an smtp server configured an alert mail. In the past i could test-connectivity in release 5 i can' t find a gui option and also could not figure out a cli command. any hints?
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JavBsd
New Contributor II

Hello Guys, I had the same problem in FortiOS 5.0.7. However via CLI you can test the email server with the following command: # diagnose log alertmail test and then check your email. I hope it be helpful Greetings. Jav.

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billp
Contributor

I searched for this feature, too, and couldn' t locate anything. I am not sure why it was removed. Under " Send alert email for the following" under Log & Report, I selected " Administrator login/logout" so I could force a log message.

Bill ========== Fortigate 600C 5.0.12, 111C 5.0.2 Logstash 1.4.1

JavBsd
New Contributor II

Hello Guys, I had the same problem in FortiOS 5.0.7. However via CLI you can test the email server with the following command: # diagnose log alertmail test and then check your email. I hope it be helpful Greetings. Jav.

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emnoc
Esteemed Contributor III

You can test the SMTP alert email by using the cli 

 

#cli

" diagnose log alertmail test"

 

just do a packet sniffer on the interface that's expected for the mail relay.

 

diag sniffer packet wan1 "host yoursmtp.gateway.com"

 

NOTE: place address of yoursmtp.gateway.com 

Ken Felix

 

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