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How to configure Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows email notifications for Gmail


This article describes how to configure Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows email notifications for Gmail account.


In some rare cases the ‘Access for less secure apps’ may need to be turned on >
The following Gmail KB-article contains more details regarding SMTP settings which should be used >

Once everything is done, feel free to send a test message and make sure that everything is set up properly to finish the configuration.


Follow the steps below to configure email notification in a desirable way.

1. Open Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows GUI and go to the ‘Setting’ tab.
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2. Tick the ‘Enable email notifications’ check box and click on the ‘Configure and test’ link.
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3. Fill all the fields and type your email account with its password.
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4.Click on ‘Show SMTP settings’ once you fill all the info.
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Use Gmail SMTP connection details to set it up.

SMTP server DNS name or IP address –    
Port – 587
Username – your Gmail user name like ‘’
Ensure that the ‘Use secure connection (SSL/TLS)’ checkbox is checked.
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