Email (Outgoing - SMTP)

Zuar Runner allows you to create jobs that send an email with HTML/text body and with attachment(s) via an external SMTP server. This is often useful to distribute the data from a Zuar Runner job to various stakeholders.

This job type is available in Mitto 2.7+.


The following information is needed to create an SMTP job in Zuar Runner.

  • Email account

  • Username and password for Email server authentication

  • Email provider: Outlook, Gmail, etc.


Gmail requires additional configuration. Please read more here .

Adding your email credentials

In your Zuar Runner in the menu on the left select “Credentials”. On the Credentials page select “Add Credentials”.

Fill out the wizard with a credential name and your email and password as below, setting the Type to Basic.

Email Credential

You will refer to the “Credential Name” in the next step, which creates the Zuar Runner job.

Create an Email Job

Use the Generic plugin to create a custom IO job.

Set the type to email.

Use the Zuar Runner job configuration below as a template, adjusting as needed:

  attachments: [
  credentials: email
  html: <h1>This is a test email...</h1>
  mail_bcc: [
  mail_cc: [
  mail_subject: Subject of the Email
  mail_to: [
  port: 587
  require_tls: true
  text: This is a test email...
  • attachments: you can attach multiple files here. Use a full file path for each file name, starting with the Zuar Runner data directory: /var/data/

  • credentials: This is the “Credential Name” from the previous step.

  • mail_from: your email address.

  • mail_to: you can include multiple recipients.

  • mail_subject: the email subject line.

  • server: the smtp server you’re using. For example, for Outlook.

  • port: the TCP port that the mail server accepts connections on.

  • require_tls: either true or false depending on the mail server security policy.

  • text: the plain text of the email body.

  • html: the HTML of the email body, if to be used.

Click “Done” to save the job.

Send an Email

To send an email click the “Start” button at the top of the job page.


Mail servers and mail sending is frequently secured according to the organization IT policy. These policies and the Zuar Runner job parameters may need to be adjusted to successfully route emails. If Emails from Zuar Runner fail to be delivered, a user should consult with their IT Team, Email or firewall administrators for guidance in addition to Zuar Support.