Bug 535458 (RHQ-2151)

Summary: RFE: Support for authenticated SMTP for alerts
Product: [Other] RHQ Project Reporter: Rodrigo A B Freire <rbs>
Component: AlertsAssignee: RHQ Project Maintainer <rhq-maint>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: cwelton, hrupp, joerg.felser, jshaughn, mazz, rbs, v.jungbauer
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URL: http://jira.rhq-project.org/browse/RHQ-2151
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Description Rodrigo A B Freire 2009-06-16 08:58:00 EDT
RHQ should support user/password SMTP authentication for sending alerts.

On an modern environment, isn't typical to have an "open relay" for sending the email alerts.
Deploying an MTA on local machine exclusively for relaying the email isn't exactly an user friendly operation.
Comment 1 Red Hat Bugzilla 2009-11-10 15:58:51 EST
This bug was previously known as http://jira.rhq-project.org/browse/RHQ-2151
Comment 2 Heiko W. Rupp 2010-08-10 11:03:31 EDT
This needs ssl support too
Comment 3 John Mazzitelli 2010-08-10 11:04:17 EDT
this is in our mail-service.xml - it needs to be paramaterized and the user/password should be added to rhq-server.properties

<mbean code="org.jboss.mail.MailService"
    <attribute name="JNDIName">java:/Mail</attribute>
    <attribute name="User">nobody</attribute>
    <attribute name="Password">password</attribute>
Comment 4 Corey Welton 2010-08-10 14:01:35 EDT
Per triage, we should be looking at SSL here too.
Comment 6 Heiko W. Rupp 2013-09-04 04:35:52 EDT
Lowering prio. This is still very desirable, but not urgent.
Comment 7 Heiko W. Rupp 2013-09-04 04:37:22 EDT
And btw:

a) the setup has been changed since RHQ 4.6 with the new EAP6 container
b) this is for the upstream RHQ project, which is happy to accept patches :-)