Use the SMTP Mail Server in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure for Email Delivery

You can use the SMTP mail server available with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to send emails from Oracle Analytics Cloud.

  1. In Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console, configure Email Delivery.
    1. Sign-in to your Oracle Cloud account with permissions to configure Email Delivery.
    2. In Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console, click Navigation menu in the top left corner.
    3. Click Developer Services. Under Application Integration, click Email Delivery.
    4. Optional: Set up the email domain you plan to use.

      This is the domain you plan to use for the approved sender email address, and can’t be a public mailbox provider domain such as or

    5. Click Approved Senders.
    6. On the Create Approved Senders page, set up an approved sender for the From email address that you want to use to send emails through the mail server.

      Create Approved Sender dialog

      Refer to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure documentation for details. See Managing Approved Senders.

    7. Click Configuration, then make a note of the Public Endpoint, Port (587), and that Transport Layer Security (TLS) is used on the connection.

      Email Configuration page

      Refer to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure documentation for details. See Configure the SMTP connection.

    8. If you've not already done so, click the Identity Interface link to navigate to your Identity pages and then click Generate SMTP Credentials to generate SMTP credentials for yourself or another user with permissions to manage email.

      Enter a Description, such as Oracle Analytics Cloud credentials, and click Generate SMTP Credentials.

      Generate SMTP Credentials

      Copy the Username and Password for your records.

      Username and password for SMTP mail server user

      Refer to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure documentation for details. See Generate SMTP credentials for a user.

  2. In Oracle Analytics Cloud, configure the SMTP settings for your mail server.
    1. Click Console.
    2. Click Mail Server, and configure SMTP settings for your mail server.
    3. In SMTP Server, specify the name of your email server. For example,
    4. In Port, specify 587.
    5. In Display name of sender, specify the name you want to appear in the From field of your emails. For example, Oracle Analytics.
    6. In Email address of sender, specify the email address of the approved sender you configured for email delivery. For example,
    7. In Authenticated, select this option.
    8. In Username, specify the username you recorded after generating SMTP credentials for the mail server. For example, ocid1.user.oc1.aaaaaaalgtwnjkell....
    9. In Password, specify the password generated for this user.
    10. In Connection Security, specify STARTTLS.
    11. In TLS Certificate, specify Default Certificate.
    12. Click Save.
    Allow some time for your changes to refresh through your system and Email menu options to display.
  3. To test your mail server settings, try to send a report by email or create an agent to deliver the report.

If you receive test emails delivered using the email account, you successfully configured your mail server.