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Smtp connection to GMail

asked 2016-04-17 22:18:36 +0100

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updated 2016-04-17 22:25:05 +0100

Hi All,

After several unsuccessful connection attempt on my Gmail account (smtp.gmail.com port 465) we can see that the mailmerge.py file does not load the library SMTP_SSL but only SMTP

If I replace the line: self.server = smtplib.SMTP(server, port, timeout=tout) by: self.server = smtplib.SMTP_SSL(server, port, timeout=tout) in the file mailmerge.py the connection work fine.

Is it possible to change this file (mailmerge.py) to supports connections of type: SMTP and SMTP over SSL on port 465.

Thank you.

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answered 2016-10-06 19:45:24 +0100

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I made the change you suggest and the problem still remains. Libre office's mail merge e-mail function is broken.

PS I have successfully connected to yahoo mail smtp servers, but mail merged letter (as pdf attachement) won't be delivered either...

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