How to configure Email Notifications when using Gmail or Google Apps Mail

KB ID: 1974
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Published: 2014-12-08
Last Modified: 2022-06-13
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Solution

Per Gmail documentation, Port 587 should be used for SMTP using TLS.

Below are links to documentation for Email Notification configuration, and addtional configuration advice.

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