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Reference Manual for the Model FVS318 Cable/DSL ProSafe VPN Firewall
Configuring Security Features 5-7
In order to receive logs and alerts by e-mail, you must provide your e-mail information in the
• Turn e-mail notification on
Check this box if you wish to receive e-mail logs and alerts from the firewall.
• Your outgoing mail server
Enter the name or IP address of your ISP’s outgoing (SMTP) mail server (such as
mail.myISP.com). You may be able to find this information in the configuration menu of your
e-mail program. If you leave this box blank, log and alert messages will not be sent via e-mail.
Enter the e-mail address to which logs and alerts are sent. This e-mail address will also be used
as the From address. If you leave this box blank, log and alert messages will not be sent via
You can specify that logs are automatically sent to the specified e-mail address with these options:
• Send alert immediately
Check this box if you would like immediate notification of a significant security event, such as
a known attack, port scan, or attempted access to a blocked site.