For users who want to remotely keep tabs on the machine running the spy product, report delivery feature is exactly what you are looking for. It has the unique ability to send you all of the recorded log files to a specified email. This gives you the power to remotely checkup on what users of the machine are doing without having to physically be at the machine to do so!
As with the SMTP information, this data can be gathered by asking your ISP for it, visiting your ISP's online document, or by requesting it from your system administrator.
Note: email Settings has nothing to do with email monitoring function of the software. Email monitoring works automatically without configuration.
Short for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, a protocol for sending emails between servers. Most email systems use SMTP to send messages from one server to another; the messages can then be retrieved with an email client software or a web browser.
To configure your SMTP settings, click on "Configuration" button, then click on "Delivery" tab screen:
Send To - This is the email address that will be RECEIVING your logs. Make sure it is exact and correct, otherwise you will not receive the logs!
Subject - This is the subject of the email that will contain the logs. It can be changed for total concealment and to make it less discrete in case someone happens to see it.
Send From - This is the email address that delivers your logs from. It is usually a different address from the "Send To" address.
SMTP Host - This is the mail server of "Send From" email. An example SMTP server are as follows: mail.server.com, smtp.server.com*
SMTP Port - The port number of "SMTP Host". Common SMTP server ports include 25, 465 and 587.
Username - The login name of "Send From" email. Note: many SMTP servers use full email address as username, An example SMTP server is as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org*.
Password - The login password of "Send From" email.
Send Every X Minutes - This is simply how often you wish to have the logs delivered. It should usually be every 30-60 minutes, or sooner/later depending on the urgency of having the logs delivered.
* mail.server.com, smtp.server.com and email@example.com are only usual formats of SMTP server or email. You can't use them directly to setup your email settings. You must use your own custom email (server).
Send To: This could be any valid email address. Use it to receive reports.
Send From: <username>@outlook.com (or <username>@hotmail.com, <username>@live.com)
SMTP Host: smtp-mail.outlook.com
SMTP Port: 587 or 25 (587 if 25 is blocked)
Username: <username>@outlook.com (or <username>@hotmail.com, <username>@live.com)
Send From: <username>@gmail.com
SMTP Host: smtp.gmail.com
SMTP Port: 465
Notice: To use Gmail SMTP, you will need to turn on "Allow less secure apps" option in your google account.
Sign in https://myaccount.google.com/security first, scroll down the page and find the option near the bottom.
It allows apps to use legacy sign-in method to log in Gmail SMTP, just like Outlook and many others.
Send From: <username>@mail.com
SMTP Host: smtp.mail.com
SMTP Port: 465, 587 or 25
Send From: <username>@inbox.com
SMTP Host: my.inbox.com
SMTP Port: 465
Send From: <username>@aol.com
SMTP Host: smtp.aol.com
SMTP Port: 587 or 465
And there are thundreds of others, which you can choose from.
(Note: SMTP suggestion is not a part of our service. You can choose whatever SMTP host you like and it is totally up to you.)
To test your settings to ensure they are 100% correct, you can do so by clicking "Test Email Settings" button. If the test is successful, you will receive a confirmation notice. Otherwise, please read your email service provider's help documents for more information.
1. FTP Host: FTP server address without "ftp://". e.g. "ftp.domainname.com".
2. FTP Path: the directory on your FTP you want to upload reports to. e.g. "uploads/reports/". Make sure such directory really exists on your FTP server.
3. Username: your FTP host login user ID.
4. Password: your FTP host login password.
If you are not sure about 1-4, please consult your ISP for above information.