Managing email related site settings

Cloudera Data Visualization is highly configurable, with many site-wide settings. You can configure email related details and customize additional email settings to enable users to share visuals through email.

  1. Click the icon on the main navigation bar to open the Administration menu and select Site Settings.

    The Site Settings interface opens on the Data menu.

  2. Open the Email page from the left navigation.
  3. Check the Permit emails option to allow users to email visuals and receive job and extract refresh status messages.
  4. Enter the Email Address and Password.

    Optionally, you can also enter your Username. If you do not enter anything in this text box, your email address is used as the default value.

    These details have to belong to a valid account, and all future emails originate from this account.

  5. Enter the SMTP Host.
  6. Enter the Port.
  7. For Email protocol, select the appropriate option based on provider: SSL, TLS, or None.
  8. Enter the Default email subject prefix.
    The default prefix value is [Cloudera Data Visualization].
  9. Optional: Test the email functionality by clicking SEND TEST EMAIL.
    If the settings are correct, you should see a success message:
  10. Save your changes for the updated site settings to take effect.