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The Mail Server is the IP Address or DNS for your Mail Server. The default port for the mail server connection is 25, but your system may utilize a different port. The Mail Server from your successful test needs to be entered in your System Preferences MailServer setting.  If the mail  forwarding is from a port other than 25, then the Mail Server needs to  be entered in the System Preferences with a :## appended to the server  address where ## is the mail server port.<br /><br />
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The Mail Server is the IP Address or DNS for your Mail Server. The default port for the mail server is 25, but your system may utilize a different port. The Mail Server from your successful test needs to be entered in your System Prefs > "Mail Server" options menu.  
  
'''''User ID & Password'''''<br />
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If your mail server is using a port other than 25, then the Mail Server address needs to be entered in System Prefs with a :<portnumber> appended to the address. For example:
The  Username and Password fields are for the user's credentials to send  email.  If the username and password are required to send the email, then these values need to be entered in the Advanced Preferences, popName and popPass.<br /><br />
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  mail.gmail.com:26
 
 
'''''Authentication Method'''''<br />
 
If authentication is required to send email, then set this to TRUE<br /><br />
 
  
 
'''''From Email Address'''''<br />
 
'''''From Email Address'''''<br />

Revision as of 16:17, 15 June 2020

Email Tool

The Email Tool is used to test and verify the settings to connect to the university Mail Server in order set up the Trac system to send emails to the users. The correct settings are confirmed when the emails send through this screen are received. To test on your own, use the form to email yourself. When the correct settings are found, you will want to enter the correct MailServer in the System Preferences. If authentication is required, then enter the username and password in the popName and popPass Advanced Preferences.

Mail Server & Port

The Mail Server is the IP Address or DNS for your Mail Server. The default port for the mail server is 25, but your system may utilize a different port. The Mail Server from your successful test needs to be entered in your System Prefs > "Mail Server" options menu.

If your mail server is using a port other than 25, then the Mail Server address needs to be entered in System Prefs with a :<portnumber> appended to the address. For example:

mail.gmail.com:26

From Email Address
The From Email Address field is the email address from which the test email is sent.

To Email Address
The To Email Address field is the email address to which the test email is sent.

Email Subject Line
The Email Subject Line field is the subject of the test email.

Email Message
The Email Message field is the body of the test email.

Display Verbose Logging in Results
The Display Verbose Logging checkbox enables a detailed log of the mail process. This allows for troubleshooting if sending the email fails.