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Smtp connection to GMail [closed]

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

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updated 2020-08-31 00:18:28 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

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

linuxovios gravatar image

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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