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JIRA 4 Essentials by Patrick Li

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Mail servers

In order for JIRA to communicate through e-mails, you need to configure or register your mail servers in JIRA. There are two types of mail servers you need to configure:

  • SMTP: This is the mail server used to send e-mails.
  • POP/IMAP: This is the mail server that JIRA uses to retrieve e-mails.

JIRA will only let you to set up one SMTP mail server which will be used as the primary mail server to send out e-mails. You can configure any number of POP/IMAP mail servers. This allows JIRA to pick up e-mails from multiple sources.

Mail server configuration details are maintained by the JIRA administrator.

  1. Log into JIRA as a JIRA Administrator.
  2. Click Administration from the top menu bar.
  3. Select Mail Servers from the left panel to bring up the Mail ...

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