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The CMSMailer module is used by numerous other modules to facilitate sending emails. It must be properly configured to your host's requirements. Please use the information provided by your host to adjust the settings. If you still cannot get the test message to send properly, you may have to contact your host for assistance.
- Character Set: [default value: utf-8]
The character encoding used for sending emails.
- Mailer method: [default value: smtp]
Mail method to use (sendmail, smtp, mail). Usually smtp is the most reliable.
- SMTP host name (or IP address): [default value: localhost]
SMTP hostname (only valid for the smtp mailer method)
It some cases you need to change it to mail.website.com
- Encryption mechanism: [default value: none]
Applicable only to the SMTP mailer method, this option allows specifying different encryption mechanisms for the connection
- Port of SMTP server: [default value: 25]
SMTP port number (usually 25) (only valid for the smtp mailer method)
- From address: [default value: root@localhost]
Address used as the sender in all emails. Note, this email address must be set correctly for your host or you will have difficulty sending emails. If you do not know the proper value for this setting, you may need to contact your host.
- From Username: [default value: CMS Administrator]
Friendly name used for sending all emails
- Sendmail location: [default value: /usr/sbin/sendmail]
The complete path to your sendmail executable (only valid for the sendmail mailer method)
- SMTP timeout: [default value: 1000]
The number of seconds in a SMTP conversation before an error occurs (valid for the smtp mailer method). The field should contain a value.
- SMTP Authentication:[default value: unchecked]
Does your smtp host require authentication (valid only for the smtp mailer method)
SMTP authentication username (valid only for smtp mailer method, when smtp auth is selected)
SMTP authentication password (valid only for smtp mailer method, when smtp auth is selected)
- Test Email Address:
Enter your email address and this will send you a test message. If the send process is successful, you will be returned to the CMSMailer module page.