Hey there, I’m passing a hard time configuring mail on nginx. Hope someone could help me. Sorry if it looks dumb but I’m coming for another host provider which has some settings by default.
So, I have a droplet which hosts several websites. They’re mainly in WordPress. The thing I like to do is enable all of them to send emails, so they can receive one from WP when they lost their password, their websites could have a contact form, etc.
I tried all day long (seriously) a way to configure stuff like sendmail, msmtp and alike with no success. I can’t telnet Google on any port (was trying to configure GMail for this) and none of the default tutorials related to PHP
mail() function has worked.
It seems to me a concern related to domain names. But since my droplet hosts several websites, I just don’t know what I have to put on my hosts file. It actually have
127.0.0.1 localhost mydropletname mydropletname
mydropletname is the name it appears when I type
Currently the last log error from my sendmail log file is
Deferred: Connection timed out with alt4.aspmx.l.google.com.
sendmail is configured with default for everything (just hitted YES for all).
I’m desperate. Filling the gap for a colleage that went ouf of our company and I’m pretty new to it. Appreciate any help.
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