SMTPServerDisconnected at /accounts/send_email Connection unexpectedly closed

I am currently experiencing this struggle. I did the following code:


As for ‘EMAIL_PASSWORD’ - I already set the EMAIL_PASSWORD environment variable in the shell that’s running runserver. I kept ending up receiving the SMTP error below:

smtplib.SMTPServerDisconnected: Connection unexpectedly closed

when I tried to run my Django - sending email using gmail. Am I missing something? Your help would be so much appreciated!

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Has there been a solution for this problem yet? I am facing the same issue when trying to configure Django mailing using the server, the issue smtplib.SMTPServerDisconnected: Connection unexpectedly close appears

Thank you @carolynsteph16 for your response! Yes this makes sense but here’s the traceback I have - pls click the link and you will see all of it. Pls let m know if you are familiar with this error:

I understand that this might be a problem with the STMP server not responding, but I think that this traceback should not appear in the logs, an single line ERROR log should be enough in my opinion.