Configuring outbound email notification messages

Use the Administration Console to configure outbound email notification messages.

Procedure

  1. Open the Administration Console. Select Store on the Administration Console Site/Store Selection page.
  2. Click Configuration > Message Types. The Change Message Transport Assignment is displayed when you are changing an existing message type. If you are creating a new message, type the New Message Transport Assignment is displayed.
  3. From the Message Type list, click the message that you want to change from the list of available message types. If the message is not listed there, click the New button to create it; in that case, select E-mail as the Transport, and Standard Device Format as Device format.
    E-mail messages
    • A broadcast message
    • ActivateTaskNotification
    • An Invoice Message
    • Description of an error condition occurring in WebSphere Commerce
    • Message for a changed order
    • Message for a received order
    • Message for a rejected order
    • Message for an authorized order
    • Message for notifying the customer of an order release manifestation
    • Message for notifying the merchant of an order
    • Message that shows the interest item list of the customer
    • Message to notify approvers
    • Notification message for a canceled order
    • Notification message for a merchant for a canceled order
    • Notification message for password reset
    • Notification message for saving coupons
    • Notification message of the order status
    • ReadyToApproveTaskGroupNotification
    • RejectTaskNotification
    • Response Notification Message
    • WebSphere Commerce EnterpriseRFQ Close Message
    • WebSphere Commerce EnterpriseRFQ Complete Message
    • WebSphere Commerce EnterpriseRFQ Submit Message
    • User account activation by e-mail
    • SendGiftRegistryAnnouncementMessage
    IBM MQ messages
    • Outbound message for WebSphere Commerce Legacy Order Create
    • Outbound message for WebSphere Commerce XML Order Create
    The Change Message Transport Assignment is displayed.
  4. Click Next. The Message Transport Assignment parameter page is displayed.
    OptionDescription
    Host Type the fully qualified name of your mail server.
    Protocol Type smtp.
    Port Type the port number of the host. For example, 25.
    Send Partial
    true
    Send an email to valid addresses in the Recipient field, even if there are invalid addresses in the same field.
    false
    Send the email only if all addresses are valid.
    Retry Duration The duration (in hours) within which the server can try to reconnect to an SMTP host when the server is down.
    User Name Type the user name to log on to the SMTP server.
    Note: Once the user name is specified, the secure connection to the SMTP server is required.
    Password Type the assigned password to authenticate SMTP server usage.
    Recipient Specify a default recipient. If multiple recipients are specified, separate recipient names with commas. The recipient name is replaced by the customer email address at runtime.
    Sender Specify the sender of the message. This text appears in the Sender field of the email message.
    Subject Specify the subject of the message. This text appears in the Subject field of the email message. You can specify one subject per locale.
    CC Type the email addresses that you want copies of the message sent to.
    BCC Type the email addresses that you want private copies of the message sent to.
    Reply To Type the email address all replies should be sent to.
    Content-Type Specify text/plain or text/html.
  5. Click Finish.

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