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[HOWTO] Configure XigmaNAS email to work with Gmail

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[HOWTO] Configure XigmaNAS email to work with Gmail


Post by zoon01 »

Configure Gmail
  • If you have a regular gmail address and you have two-step verification disabled:
    • Ask yourself why you haven't yet enabled two-step verification.
    • Ensure that you “Turn on Allow less secure apps” in the "Less secure apps" section of your account.
  • If you have a regular gmail address and you have two-step verification enabled:
    • Visit your App passwords page. You may be asked to sign in to your Google account.
    • At the bottom, click Select app and choose email.
    • Click Select device and choose the device you’re using.
    • Select Generate.
    • Follow the instructions below to enter the App password (the 16 character code in the yellow bar) on your device.
    • Select Done.
Configure XigmaNAS
Goto System > Advanced > Email

System Email Settings

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From Email Address		youremailaddress@gmail.com
To Email Address		youremailaddress@gmail.com
SMTP Server			smtp.gmail.com
Port				587
SMTP Authentication

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Authentication			☑ - Enable SMTP authentication.
Username			youremailaddress@gmail.com
Password			your gmail password or the 16 character code from the yellow bar
Authentication Method		Login
Transport Layer Security (TLS)

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Use TLS				☑ - Enable SSL/TLS for secured connections.
Enable STARTTLS			☑ - Start TLS from within the session.
TLS Server Certificate Check	☑ - Enable checks of the server certificate.
Use Default TLS Trust File	☑ - Use default TLS trust file /usr/local/etc/ssl/cert.pem.
TLS Fingerprint:
TLS Cert File:
TLS Key File: