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Using gmail as my SMTP server

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Hey
I'm having a bit of trouble using Gmail as my SMTP server. I'm using jforum 2.1.8 and in the admin console I have the following settings:

Email Address to use as "sender" me@gmail.com
SMTP Server smtp.gmail.com
SMTP Port [See below]
SMTP Server requires authorization? True
Requires SSL? False
SMTP username ( only if using authorization ) me@gmail.com
SMTP password ( only if using authorization ) mypassword
Send a test email E-mail: me@yahoo.com

If I set the port to be 25 I get this error:

MUST ISSUE A STARTTLS command first

So then I tried port 465 and it just hangs....

Any ideas?
Thanks in advance

[originally posted on jforum.net by sroberts82]
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try port 587
[originally posted on jforum.net by bwfrieds]
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hi,
I get the same error on port 587: MUST ISSUE STARTTLS
[originally posted on jforum.net by sroberts82]
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So that just means that the ssl connection is not established, right?

http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=13287&disablechatbrowsercheck=1
[originally posted on jforum.net by bwfrieds]
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great stuff, thanks. For anyone else my settings are:

Email Address to use as "sender" me@gmail.com
SMTP Server smtp.gmail.com
SMTP Port 465
SMTP Server requires authorization? True
Requires SSL? True
SMTP username ( only if using authorization ) me@gmail.com
SMTP password ( only if using authorization ) mypassword
Send a test email E-mail: me@yahoo.com
[originally posted on jforum.net by sroberts82]
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Thanks sroberts82!

I had the same problem but now it works like a charm using these settings!
[originally posted on jforum.net by jmrsjcds]
 
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