Valid email address format

A valid email address is required to sign up for an xMatters trial user account. A valid email address consists of an email prefix and an email domain, both in acceptable formats.

The prefix appears to the left of the @ symbol.

The domain appears to the right of the @ symbol.

For example, in the address example@mail.com, "example" is the email prefix, and "mail.com" is the email domain.

Acceptable email prefix formats

  • Allowed characters: letters (a-z), numbers, underscores, periods, and dashes.
  • An underscore, period, or dash must be followed by one or more letter or number.
Invalid email prefixes: Valid email prefixes:
abc-@mail.com abc-d@mail.com
abc..def@mail.com abc.def@mail.com
.abc@mail.com abc@mail.com
abc#def@mail.com abc_def@mail.com

Acceptable email domain formats

  • Allowed characters: letters, numbers, dashes.
  • The last portion of the domain must be at least two characters, for example: .com, .org, .cc
Invalid email domains: Valid email domains:
abc.def@mail.c abc.def@mail.cc
abc.def@mail#archive.com abc.def@mail-archive.com
abc.def@mail abc.def@mail.org
abc.def@mail..com abc.def@mail.com