[Setup] detailed explanation of Mail Settings
darci.hanning at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 15:15:58 UTC 2007
Not sure that this will fix your problem but "browni at localhost" is not a
complete, valid email address. You will want to specify a fully qualified
domain name for the host in your Site "From" address.
Also, are you doing this while logged in as (the built-in) admin or as a
regular user? If the former, try it as the latter...
> There is apparently something in mail settings that I'm just not getting.
> I just completed my first Plone install (3.0.2) with the unified
> installer and I thought that I had set up my mail setting correctly, but I
> can't seem to get any mail to go through.
> I'm on a linux box, so I've got sendmail running. Here are the settings
> I've used:
> SMTP server: localhost
> SMTP port: 25
> ESMTP username: blank (not sure what I would use if required)
> ESMTP password: blank (not sure what I would use if required)
> Site 'From' name: Site Administrator
> Site 'From' address: browni at localhost
> When I try to use the Contact link, I get a message saying, "Please
> correct the indicated errors". There are no errors indicated, however.
> I've searched here and seen that several people have noted similar
> behavior, but I can't seem to find where anyone has actually posted the
> I would really appreciate any assistance.
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