So I was tired of doing different stuff to test email configuration on my many environments so I came up with this simple Rake task to send me a test email.
Include it on your Gemfile
And then run:
Other versions of Rails
Nope, this gem is just for Rails 3
Simply run the rake task passing the destination mail address as a parameter, for example:
If your mail configuration works, you shall receive a message immediately.
Be careful if you have different environments configured on your server. If you run your app in production mode, then you should run the rake task as:
RAILS_ENV=production rake hello_mail:deliver[firstname.lastname@example.org]
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