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SMTP Authentication

Post by wniefert » Thu May 18, 2017 5:43 am

We would like to configure SMTP with outgoing authentication and SSL encryption.

Version: phpMyFAQ 2.9.7 on Hostgator with Linux host and PHP 7.1 installed

Example settings for Microsoft 365:

smtp_server =
smtp_port = 587
smtp_connection_mode = TLS
smtp_authentication = yes
auth_username = <email>
auth_password = ...

Another option is to use the regular SMTP settings for stanadard hosts:

Outgoing Server:
SMTP Port: 465
Authentication is required SMTP

The phpMyFAQ only has limited fields in the admin area of the user interface. Is there a file we can update to use the above settings?

Reason for this request: Without authentication the emails from phpMyFAQ always end up in the SPAM folder.

Thank you

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Re: SMTP Authentication

Post by Thorsten » Tue May 23, 2017 6:59 pm


right, we don't support SMTP authentication via TLS currently, we can add this for 2.10. Please add a feature request here if you need this feature:

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