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How to set email notification in file server resource manager or fsrm

 Setting email notification in File Server and Resource Manager in Windows 2012 or Windows 2008.

This tutorial assumes that the FSRM has been added and available in the server manager or in the administrative tools on control panel.

But a quick guide below is provided on how to install File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) on Windows 2012.

Check out links below to find out more about File Server Resource Manager on Windows 2012.

Check this link to find out more on FSRM PowerShell cmdlets:

File Server Resource Manager Overview

If you haven't install FSRM, follow this quick guide below on how to do it.

Open Server Manager.

Click On Manage.

Click Add Roles and Features.

Click Next (Follow on Screen Instruction)

Under Server Role.

Click File and Storage Services

Click File and iSCSI services.

On the sub items tick File Server Resource Manager.

Follow on screen instructions to finish the installation.

Once, FSRM has been installed.

Open FSRM and click on "Actions", click "Configure Options".

See screen shot below:

File Server Resource Manager Options window will open.

Click on the email notifications tab to set the configuration.

Check screen shot below on how to do the configuration.

Type the SMTP  server name or IP Address.

Set the recipient or the person receiving the email notification.

Set the "From" email address or the sender email address.

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  1. how to authenticate secure mail server SMTP setting like in,, etc.

  2. AFAIK, no settings to do it. Not sure though.

  3. Test mail successful. But not received to my mail?

  4. You should be able to receive it if it was set successfully, the receiver email address is your email?

  5. if i want my file server to act as my smtp server ? will this work. i need my file server "same as SMTP server" to receive mail notifications. so ???

  6. Yes you can, and it needs to install the SMTP service. It's either you use webmail or install Outlook to view the email.

    Check out this link to install SMTP service:


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