In JIRA 4.4.5 SMTP configuration option is missing/disabled? How to enable it?

Hi We were using jira 4.3.1 with pop configured server. I upgraded server to jira 4.4.5 now. Everything seems working apart from mail. I have to configured smtp server not pop/imap. When I go to Administration : Administration > System > Mail > Mailservers. The only option I get POP/IMAP not smtp server. It doesn't display the "Add SMTP Mail Server" screen.

I am not sure if it is disabled somewhere or missing plugin?

I am using RHEL Linux 5.8. and built jira war file as mentioned on jira4.4.5 documentation. (not using standalone version)

Can any body help me to sort this out?


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You need to be a JIRA System Administrator to add SMTP server. I am guessing you are only a JIRA Administrator.

Thanks for answering. Exactly that was the issue.


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