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SMTP Setup from a Local Confluence Instance

Jodie Miners Oct 02, 2012

Hi, I think this is a dumb question.

I'm assuming that I can't set up emailing from my local test instance to test out notifications etc.

I use Google Apps and I have tried the options on here but when trying to send a test email, the port 587 produced an error "Must issue a STARTTLS command first" the port 465 just did nothing (seemed to hang).

I don't think I can use the port 25 option with the SPF record as I don't have a static IP address (and work from many locations).

So, am I right in thinking this is just not possible?

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vishwajeet singh Oct 02, 2012

Perhaps this article might help, though it's specific to jira

Jodie Miners Oct 02, 2012

Oh cool, that looks like it will definitely help. But now I will have to work out how to do OpenSSL on the mac.

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chanda norton Sep 04, 2013

that link gave good instructions, but it didn't work for me.

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