E-mail Notifications

E-mail Notifications sections allows to configure how client can be notified after operation is complete. KillDisk can deliver results of its sanitation process (certificates, reports, logs) by e-mail.

Send to
Type e-mail address where erasing/wiping reports will be sent to.
E-mail attachments
Certificate, XML Report or Log File can be emailed, just mark the related check box.

E-mail notifications feature is accessible in commercial packages only.

When you mark Use E-Mail Notifications check box, the SMTP Server Settings section becomes accessible for the configuration.

SMTP Server Settings

These settings allow to configure mailer settings for delivering erasing/wiping reports to user's mailbox. Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) is responsible for transmitting e-mail messages and SMTP Server settings need to be configured properly.

Account type
KillDisk offers you a free SMTP account located on www.smtp-server.com that can be used for sending reports out. By default all the required parameters are filled up and configured properly. If your corporate policy does not allow using services other than its own you need to switch this option to the Custom Account and configure all the settings manually. Ask your system/network administrator to get these parameters.
Type e-mail address which you expect these reports to come from.
Connection type
Select encryption type to use: No encryption, SSL or TLS.
SMTP server
KillDisk offers you the use of smtp-server.com for a free SMTP account. This account is pre-configured for KillDisk users. Ask your system/network administrator to get the proper SMTP server domain to be used.
SMTP port
For the free SMTP account KillDisk allows you to use smtp-server.com on port 80. This is a standard port being used by all web browsers to access the Internet. This port most likely is open on a corporate and home networks. Other ports can be filtered by and restricted by a network firewall. Ask your system/network administrator to set up a proper SMTP port for the custom SMTP server.
SMTP server authorization
To avoid spam and other security issues some SMTP servers require each user to be authorized before sending e-mails. In this case proper Username and Password required to be typed. Ask your system/network administrator to get proper authorization settings.