In order to send out notifications as email in TACTIC, the mailserver must be configured in TACTIC. Below is an example of a mailserver configuration in the TACTIC configuration file. See Configuration Directives > Services for a full list of directives.
<services> ... <mailserver>smtp.googlemail.com</mailserver> <mail_tls_enabled>true</mail_tls_enabled> <mail_name>TACTIC</mail_name> <mail_user>firstname.lastname@example.org</mail_user> <mail_password>password</mail_password> <mail_port>587</mail_port> <mail_default_admin_email>email@example.com</mail_default_admin_email> <notify_user>firstname.lastname@example.org</notify_user> ... </services>
Go to the Notifications view under:
Admin Views → Site Admin → Notifications
Click on the green plus button on the tool shelf to insert new a notification.
Fill in the following the minimum fields to create a test notification:
Click on the Email Test button to send out a test email to the recipient.
For further details on setting up advanced notifications, please refer to the doc titled: Advanced Notification Setup.