Configure sender information for outbound email

Before running the commands shown on this page, you should load the Bitnami stack environment by executing the installdir/use_APPNAME script (Linux and MacOS) or by clicking the shortcut in the Start Menu under “Start -> Bitnami APPNAME Stack -> Application console” (Windows). On OS X VMs, the installation directory is /opt/bitnami and OS X VM users can click the “Open Terminal” button to run commands. Learn more about the Bitnami stack environment and about OS X VMs.

When you first sign in to CiviCRM, you will be prompted to configure the sender name and email address for outgoing email.

  • Enter the name of your organization, together with a valid “From” name and email address. This information will appear in the “From:” field of automatically generated emails.

    [![CiviCRM SMTP configuration](/images/img/apps/civicrm/civicrm-mail-1.png)](/images/img/apps/civicrm/civicrm-mail-1.png)
  • Click “Save” to save your changes.

For more information, refer to the CiviCRM documentation.

Last modification April 8, 2020