Simul dispatches several types of emails including:
Because of this, emails are mandatory to Simul's function. If you have not correctly set the SMTP settings for Simul, all outgoing emails will be added to a queue and eventually sent.
To prevent sending a large amount of emails, ensure the SMTP settings are configured and tested before inviting users to the platform.
To set Simul's SMTP server, select "SMTP" in the Simul Enterprise management application:
Enter the configuration for the following:
Once configured, press "Update".
Any updates to Simul's configuration are not effective until an administrator applies them. This includes if the system is restarted.
After making changes of any kind, an indicator will appear on the "Status" tab in the navigation of the management application:
This icon indicates there are pending configuration changes which are yet to take effect.
To apply the changes, select "Status" in the management application and you will see a message like so:
By clicking "Apply Settings" Simul will be restarted with the modified configuration. Please be aware this involves a short outage (around 1 minute) for end users.