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Eric Davis, 2009-09-15 05:56
Added more information about the sendmail option


Email Configuration

Configuration Directives

This page is a work in progress, the following configuration directives is only a partial list.

authentication

The type of authentication method expected by your service provider.

Valid settings:
  • :login
  • :none

(note: if you set this to :none, you must not include the user_name and password settings)

delivery_method

The mail transport method to be used. :async_smtp uses asynchronous send. Redmine does not wait the email to be sent to display the next page.

Valid settings:
  • :smtp
  • :async_smtp
  • :sendmail
  • :async_sendmail

Example email.yml Configurations

Simple Login Authentication (default settings)

# Outgoing email settings

production:
  delivery_method: :smtp
  smtp_settings:
    address: smtp.example.net
    port: 25
    domain: example.net
    authentication: :login
    user_name: redmine@example.net
    password: redmine

development:
  delivery_method: :smtp
  smtp_settings:
    address: 127.0.0.1
    port: 25
    domain: example.net
    authentication: :login
    user_name: redmine@example.net
    password: redmine

No Authentication

Example for an SMTP service provider with no authentication. Note the colon before none.

production:
  delivery_method: :smtp
  smtp_settings:
    address: smtp.knology.net
    port: 25
    domain: cybersprocket.com
    authentication: :none

Using sendmail command

Example for a unix system that uses the /usr/sbin/sendmail command.

production:
  delivery_method: :sendmail

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