Authelia sometimes needs to send messages to users in order to verify their identity.
The notifier has a startup check which validates the specified provider configuration is correct and will be able to send emails. This can be disabled with the
# Configuration of the notification system. # # Notifications are sent to users when they require a password reset, a u2f # registration or a TOTP registration. # Use only an available configuration: filesystem, smtp. notifier: # You can disable the notifier startup check by setting this to true disable_startup_check: false