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

KB ID: 1974
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: All
Last Modified: 2017-03-08


You need to configure email notifications to be sent to a Gmail or Google Apps Mail account.


Set the Port to 587 in Veeam Backup and Replication console > Menu > Options > Email Settings > Advanced.

Ensure that both Connect using SSL and This SMTP server requires authentication checkboxes are checked.

More Information

More information is available in this Google KB.

In some rare cases the ‘Access for less secure apps’ may need to be Turned On. For details, check this KB article.

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