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e7d3f46 Anand Chitipothu How to send mail using gmail
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3 title: How to send mail using gmail
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6 # How to send mail using gmail
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8 Problem: How to send mail using gmail.
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10 Solution:
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12 Often it is tedious to setup and maintain a mail server. If you have a
13 gmail accout, you can use gmail as SMTP server to send mail. To do
14 that we need to specify username and password of gmail account in
15 `web.config`.
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17 web.config.smtp_server = 'smtp.gmail.com'
18 web.config.smtp_port = 587
19 web.config.smtp_username = 'cookbook@gmail.com'
20 web.config.smtp_password = 'secret'
21 web.config.smtp_starttls = True
e7d3f46 Anand Chitipothu How to send mail using gmail
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23 Once this configuration is set, `web.sendmail` can be used to send
24 mail using the gmail account. Gmail signs all these mails.
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26 web.sendmail('cookbook@gmail.com', 'user@example.com', 'subject', 'message')
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28 Read [GMail: Configuring other mail clients][1] for more details.
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30 [1]: http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=13287
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