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Site Doctor: Using Google/Gmail to Send Email via SMTP

When installing or updating Kryptronic software, there is a step in the installer that requires you to set up mail. You have three choices: to use the PHP mail() function; to use an SMTP server; or to use the Unix sendmail program. This article explains how to use Google’s mail server as your SMTP server for sending emails. All you need is a Gmail account…

When running the installer, when asked how you would like to set up your mail connection, choose an SMTP Connection. On the following page, enter the following:

SMTP Server Address: ssl://
SMTP Server Port: 465
SMTP Server Username: Your Full Gmail Address (
SMTP Server Password: Your Gmail Password

That’s all there is to it. After configuring, all the mail sent by the software will be sent using Google’s SMTP server.

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