Re: git send-email does not work with Google anymore?!
- Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2017 18:13:59 +0200
- From: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: git send-email does not work with Google anymore?!
On Thu, Oct 05 2017, Lars Schneider jotted:
> I used to use the Google SMTP server to send my patches to the list with
> the following config:
> smtpencryption = tls
> smtpserver = smtp.gmail.com
> smtpuser = larsxschneider@xxxxxxxxx
> smtpserverport = 587
> from = larsxschneider@xxxxxxxxx
> chainreplyto = false
> suppresscc = self
> Apparently that stopped working today. I get this error:
> (mbox) Adding cc: Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@xxxxxxxxx> from line 'From: Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@xxxxxxxxx>'
> Password for 'smtp://larsxschneider@firstname.lastname@example.org:587':
> 5.7.14 <https://accounts.google.com/signin/continue?...token...
> 5.7.14 ...> Please log in via your web browser and
> 5.7.14 then try again.
> 5.7.14 Learn more at
> 5.7.14 https://support.google.com/mail/answer/78754 ... - gsmtp
> Of couse I tried to log in via web browser etc. Does anyone else use
> Google as SMTP server? If yes, does it work for you?
It still works for me. Just sent myself an E-Mail now via
Password for 'smtp://avarab@email@example.com:465':
OK. Log says:
My settings are:
smtpserver = smtp.gmail.com
smtpEncryption = ssl
smtpuser = avarab@xxxxxxxxx
confirm = always
And my https://myaccount.google.com/apppasswords lists an app
If you see this E-Mail from me that means my local Exim instance (which
also has an app password) is able to send E-Mail as well.
I have 2fa turned on on my Google account, I just have these app
passwords for GMail.