Mail notifications need to be set up in several areas within FreeNAS. It’s easy to miss one.
- Root user.
- System email
- Alert Service (new UI only)
The images below came from FreeNAS 11.1-U7 for the legacy UI screenshots and FreeNAS 11.2-U2.1 for the new UI screenshots.
Considering using Gmail for System Email? Refer to the post FreeNAS Gmail Settings for tips.