Install Send Only SMTP Server
We will configure the alert manager to use a local SMTP server for sending email alerts.
In this lecture, we create a very quick and simple local SMTP server which can only send emails from localhost.
The commands are
A postfix config screen should appear,
Choose internet site from the choices
enter the mail servers name, I will use my existing Prometheus domain i've already setup.
Then configure postfix by calling
scroll to the bottom, and set
try sending an email from the command line,
Check your SPAM folder.
If you have trouble receiving emails at your email provider, then please see my SMTP Troubleshooting page in my Zabbix course at https://sbcode.net/zabbix/setup-smtp/#troubleshooting