smtp.gmail.com recent problem
jdashiel at panix.com
Sat Apr 2 16:20:41 UTC 2016
In my case, I had old syntax that needed correction and didn't remember
when my .fetchmailrc file had been modified last. I somewhat got that
fixed and ended up pulling down email from gmail with talkingarch so now
need to check my .fetchmail.log file out for details. I want nothing of
fetchmail in system logs since if I put it in $HOME in its own log file
I know where to look when things break for whatever reason.
On Sat, 2 Apr 2016, Christian Schoepplein wrote:
> Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2016 11:50:37
> From: Christian Schoepplein <chris at schoeppi.net>
> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: smtp.gmail.com recent problem
> On Sa, Apr 02, 2016 at 09:10:28 -0500, Brian Tew wrote:
>> smtp.gmai.com recently began refusing my emails as follows;
>> mail server doesn't recognize myusername at gmail.com
>> But I can receive and send on the same account with apple ipad and can
>> still receive popmail in ubuntu.
> What is the exact error message if you try to send a mail? Your local
> mailserver, that authenticates to gmail, or your mail client should give
> a more detailed description of the error and without this details we can
> only gues what is going on :-(.
> Maybe you have to configure your gmail account that also insecure
> client logins are alowed. That is what I've had to do for some Google
> mail accounts to be able to use them with linux...
> Cheers and all the best from Munich,
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