The settings on the Notifications tab of the Global Settings page let you configure how users are notified about changes applied to issues and articles in YouTrack.
Email Server Settings
In YouTrack Cloud, email notifications are enabled and configured by default. This section of the settings page lets you view the configuration used to send email notifications to users.
To disable sending email notifications from your YouTrack server, deselect the Enable checkbox.
This control enables or disables email notifications in YouTrack.
Determines whether your YouTrack Cloud instance is connected to an email service that is hosted by JetBrains or an external email server. The following options are available:
The server address of your mail server.
The connection port for the mail server.
The protocol that is used by your mail server.
When enabled, YouTrack connects to your mail service without sending a username and password. Use when your mail service does not require authentication.
When this option is enabled, the input fields for SMTP username and SMTP password are disabled. Values that are stored in these settings are ignored.
The username of the account that is used to access the mail server.
The password for the account that is used to access the mail server.
This list lets you select an SSL key that contains a trusted certificate and its public and private key pairs. The key identifies YouTrack as a client when it tries to connect to your mail server.
The default address for sending email notifications from YouTrack. This sets the value for the
This setting is only available when your YouTrack Cloud instance is connected to a custom mail server.
For more information, see From and Reply-to Addresses.
The name that is shown in email client apps as the sender for email notifications that are generated for your YouTrack instance. Use this setting to override the sender name that is used at the global level.
This setting is only available when your YouTrack Cloud instance uses the default connection for email notifications.
An optional address to which email replies are sent. This sets the value for the
Send test message
This control lets you test the connection to your mail server by sending a test message to a specific email address.
This link opens a page that lets you customize the email notifications that are sent by YouTrack. For more information, see Notification Templates.