How to Configure Mail Server settings using Gmail Account?

Description

This document provides you the steps involved in using Gmail account to configure Mail Server Settings.

Steps

Note :

  1. If you use Two Factor Authentication in your Gmail account, you must use the App password to configure mail server setting. Click here for more details
  2. You will have to allow/enable "less secure apps" settings on the Gmail account to complete the configuration. Steps to allow less secure apps

Follow the below-mentioned steps on the Central server to complete the mail server configuration

  1. Click the Admin tab on the web console.
  2. Under Server Settings, click Mail Server Settings
  3. Specify the following information:
    1. Server Name: smtp.gmail.com
    2. Port: 465 (SSL) / 587 (TLS)
    3. Sender Email Address: Your email address
    4. Test Email Address: email address to receive test emails.
    5. Email Type: SMTP / SMTPS
    6. Enable TLS: Yes / No. If you choose 'No', then SSL will be set as default.
    7. You need to enable authentication for configuring Gmail account.
    8. Username: Specify your email address.
    9. Password: Specify your password.

You have successfully configured the mail server using Gmail account.

 

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