I setup the simplest outgoing email server possible with
ssmtp. It is giving me the error
Authorization failed (535 Authentication credentials invalid). Here is my configuration without comments:
# /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf [email protected] mailhub=mail.gmx.com:465 rewriteDomain=gmx.com hostname=HP-Q101 rewriteDomain=gmx.com FromLineOverride=YES AuthUser=m[email protected] AuthPass=my@super&secret*pa$$word UseTLS=YES
~$ ssmtp -vvv [email protected] < msg [<-] 220 gmx.com (mrgmxus001) Nemesis ESMTP Service ready [->] EHLO ASUS-N53SM [<-] 250 AUTH LOGIN PLAIN [->] AUTH LOGIN [<-] 334 VXNlcm5hbWU6 [->] c3VwZXZvMZExZGdteZ3jb33= [<-] 334 ZZFzc3dvcmZ3 [<-] 535 Authentication credentials invalid ssmtp: Authorization failed (535 Authentication credentials invalid)
I understand that this implies a wrong username or password, but I have confirmed the password by copying it directly from my password manager. I also tried setting my user name to only
- Anyone have luck setting up a GMX account?
- If the problem isn't username/password, what could it possibly be?