Outbound e-mail has not been configured (SharePoint Foundation 2010)
Published: July 8, 2010
Rule Name: Outbound e-mail has not been configured
Summary: An outgoing e-mail server has not been configured on this SharePoint Server deployment. With no SMPT server configured for outgoing e-mail, SharePoint Server cannot send e-mail messages, including alert e-mail, confirmation e-mail, invitation e-mail, and e-mail about exceeding quotas.
Cause: An SMPT e-mail server has not yet been configured in the farm.
Resolution: Configure outgoing e-mail settings in Central Administration
Verify that the user account that is performing this procedure is a member of the Farm Administrators group.
On the Central Administration Home page, click System Settings.
On the System Settings page, in the E-Mail and Text Messages (SMS) section, click Configure outgoing e-mail settings.
On the Outgoing E-Mail Settings page, in the Mail Settings section, type the SMTP server information in the Outbound SMTP server box, and then specify the addresses and the character set that you want to use.