Email Sending Error

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Mn3MoN1c
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Email Sending Error

Post by Mn3MoN1c » Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:34 am

Hi. Currently my forums are undergoing an error with emails(confirmation, replies to threads, and pm's). I checked the log and saw this error:

E-mail error
» EMAIL/SMTP
/phpBB3/cron.php

Could not connect to smtp host : 111 : Connection refused

<b>[phpBB Debug] PHP Notice</b>: in file <b>/includes/functions_messenger.php</b> on line <b>835</b>: <b>fsockopen(): unable to connect to smtp.gmail.com:465</b><br />

Now, I read on different places that a possible solution would be to disable smtp but I can't seem to find it in the ACP. Can anyone help?

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Re: Email Sending Error

Post by Phil » Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:41 am

You can disable SMTP via the Email Settings page of the ACP. As for using GMail for SMTP, have you looked at this?
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Re: Email Sending Error

Post by Mn3MoN1c » Mon Jul 21, 2008 4:52 pm

Where is the email settings page on the ACP? I can't seem to find it.

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Re: Email Sending Error

Post by T0ny » Mon Jul 21, 2008 4:56 pm

In the left hand menu under "Client communication"

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Re: Email Sending Error

Post by Mn3MoN1c » Mon Jul 21, 2008 5:07 pm

Hm, I don't seem to have that option?

http://screencast.com/t/XvBdBGBIrQ

Is there any reason it wouldn't show up?

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Re: Email Sending Error

Post by ben2309 » Mon Jul 21, 2008 5:13 pm

You don't have the section because you are not a founder. You will need to get founder permissions from an existing founder before you can alter email settings.
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Re: Email Sending Error

Post by Mn3MoN1c » Mon Jul 21, 2008 5:50 pm

Ok, I've gotten access but am still receiving the error. Here are my smtp settings.

http://screencast.com/t/kfi2tBoDn

Any ideas?

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Re: Email Sending Error

Post by ben2309 » Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:01 pm

I believe the "Authentication method" needs to be left as "Plain".
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Re: Email Sending Error

Post by Mn3MoN1c » Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:10 pm

I tried changing it and still no good.

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