[Ltb-users] Help Setting up SSP

Clément OUDOT clem.oudot at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 12:50:58 CET 2016

2016-12-09 12:38 GMT+01:00 Lee Phillips <hitmandreams04 at gmail.com>:
> Should sendmail be installed? I have $mail_sendmailpath instead pointing to
> where I unzipped the phpmailer files from the GitHub site. All the other
> parameters are filled out to go through the same place scan to email uses on
> our printers.

No, you don't need sendmail if you use external SMTP

> I changed debug level to 2 in the mail section and can see it authentication
> with the SMTP server. It even says message was queued for delivery.

So seems your SMTP configuration is good.

> I've gone through both configuration pages several times. I must not be
> understanding it correctly. I'm trying to use an outside SMTP server to
> relay the email. Is phpmailer trying to send it from the SSP server it is
> installed on or is it supposed to send using the configuration in the mail
> section of the SSP config file? Like when using telnet to test SMTP, this is
> how I'm using it.

SSP uses PHPMailer library, so if you configured an external SMTP, the
mail is sent directly to this SMTP.

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