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SendGrid EMail Api: 500 Server Error

I need a system where I am notified when a customer fills the contact form. I am using the SendGrid Python API tutorial here. and I get a 500 server error. It works fine in development and I am even able to send mock emails accessing Python console on Ubuntu. Is the problem related to the blocking of SMTP port or is it something else. Any help would be appreciated.


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Accepted Answer

If anyone encounters this problem in the future while using using the SendGrid python tutorial, instead of

sg = sendgrid.SendGridAPIClient(apikey=os.environ.get('SENDGRID_API_KEY'))

do this

sg = sendgrid.SendGridAPIClient(<Your API Key>)

That was the problem.

Heya,

You could try pinging the SMTP port to see if it’s being blocked. Here you go: https://ping.eu/port-chk/

Regards, Alex