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How to Set up Email in Summer Reader

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Summer Reader allows you to setup email functionality to increase your communication with patrons. To setup email, access Email Setup from the System Maintenance page. Please note that many of these settings are technical. Have your library IT person set up the page whenever possible.

Email System Enable Turn on emailing in Summer Reader
Confirmation Email Enable Enables the system to send registration confirmations
Login Info Email Enable Allows patrons to receive email notifications of their user name and password if forgotten.
From Name When the system sends emails, what will the sender's name be?
From Email Address  When the system sends emails, what will the sender's email address be?
Enable Automatic CC in Emails If you select yes, the 'from' email address will automatically receive a copy of all sent emails.
SMTP Address (URL or IP) The SMTP address. For more on email configuration, see this article. If you don't know how to find the SMTP server for your email, contact your IT department. Many of these settings are private to your library.
SMTP Port The SMTP port. See above. Often 25 or 587
Use SSL Connection SSL means Secure Socket Layer. This enables or disables an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. 
Authentication Type If the SMTP server requires authentication for sending email then select the either Basic Authentication or NTLM.
User Name This is used for server authentication. 
Password This is used for server authentication.
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