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 This object is needed to configure SMTP server parameters to send email messages from the server (used to send alerts, reports etc.). This object is needed to configure SMTP server parameters to send email messages from the server (used to send alerts, reports etc.).
  
-  * **SMTP server** Default server hostname of the desired e-mail service, for example ​"smtp.google.com"​. +  * **SMTP server** Default server hostname of the desired e-mail service. For Gmail the server is "smtp.gmail.com"​. 
-  * **Server port** Default server listening port, for example, ​for Gmail accounts ​"587"+  * **Server port** Default server listening port. This port is usually 25 for not encrypted connection it is 465 or 587. For Gmail accounts ​it can be both 465 or 587. 
-  * **From** E-mail address specified in the sender field; if this property is empty in the e-mail will appear noreply@thinknx.com in the from field.+  * **From** E-mail address specified in the sender field; if this property is empty in the e-mail will appear noreply@thinknx.com in the from field. ​For Gmail account and for many other this field must be filled with the proper sender email address ("​my_email@gmail.com"​)
   * **Authentication** Enable or disable SMTP user authentication by means of username and password.\\ If the property ”Authentication” is set to ”Enable”,​ the following properties will appear:   * **Authentication** Enable or disable SMTP user authentication by means of username and password.\\ If the property ”Authentication” is set to ”Enable”,​ the following properties will appear:
-    * Username: E-mail address used as username of the e-mail account.+    * Username: E-mail address used as username of the e-mail account ​or any other authentication stringFor Gmail it must be the email address ("​my_email@gmail.com"​)
     * Password: Password of the e-mail account.     * Password: Password of the e-mail account.
-  * **Use SSL** If enabled, use SSL encription to connect with the server.+  * **Use SSL** If enabled, use SSL encription to connect with the server. ​Must be enabled with Gmail. 
 + 
 +Please note that when Gmail is used with Pop3 apps like Thinknx Server, it is required to enable "Allow less secure apps" from within your Gmail account.  
 +Here's how to find this Gmail security option: 
 +  * Open your web browser, e.g., Internet Explorer, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, etc. 
 +  * Go to the www.gmail.com web site. 
 +  * Sign into your account. 
 +  * At the top right, click the colorful circle containing a capital letter (usually the first letter of your first name). 
 +  * In the menu that appears, click "My Account."​ 
 +  * A new browser tab or window will open. 
 +  * Under "​Sign-in & security"​ click "Apps with account access."​ 
 +  * Scroll down and look at the "Allow less secure apps" option on the right. Turn the option "​ON"​
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