How to enable Email

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How to enable Email

Postby Joesitou » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:23 am


I setup a OJS2.3.7. I use the OJS to send email, but it don't receive anything.

I have set the

; Use SMTP for sending mail instead of mail()
smtp = On

; SMTP server settings
smtp_server = "ssl://"
smtp_port = 465

; Enable SMTP authentication
smtp_auth = PLAIN
smtp_username = ""
smtp_password = "password"

I would like to ask that are there somewhere setting wrong????
Thank you very much.


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Re: How to enable Email

Postby Joesitou » Tue Nov 13, 2012 1:27 am

Sorry to everyone, I make a stupid mistake. I have fix the problem already.
Thank you


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Re: How to enable Email

Postby blstzus » Wed Dec 19, 2012 7:48 pm

Hi Joesitou,

Do you mind sharing what is the problem? It might be beneficial.

Anyway, I have a problem with email too. Everything works very well, except for the email.
My ISP has the smtp server and port that I can use for email purposes.
My question is, do I need to install anything like postfix to use the SMTP function? Or just setup the server, port authentication etc, then it should work?

I am installing OJS on Ubuntu 11.04, OJS 2.3.7.

Hope someone can help me with this.
Thank you.

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