To ensure that the Distribution Service is configured properly, test notifications can be generated from the Distribution Service Settings dialog box.
To generate test notifications:
In the Configuration module, navigate to Utils | Distribution Service Settings. The Distribution Service Settings dialog box is displayed:
Click Test Notification. The Distribution Service Test Notification dialog box is displayed.
- Enter a valid SMTP email address in the Recipient email address field.
- If you want to attach a document, enter a document handle in the Document handle to attach field. The specified document will be sent as an attachment in the email.
- Click Generate. The notification is sent when the Distribution Service is started. Check the recipient email mailbox to ensure the notification was sent.