[resolved] SMTP Authentication with servers utilizing SSL encryption (4 posts)

  1. TheVirtualPreacher
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Changes to my server configuration by the hosting company requires authenticating with an SMTP server and makes it a must to use SSL encryption (port 465). There's no way to configure the SMTP section of the plugin to use SSL though.


  2. jrfoell
    Posted 2 years ago #

    It's sort of an undocumented feature, but the underlying PHPMailer class will let you specify the connection type & port in the SMTP Server setting:


    Maybe the plugin authors could add this the to FAQ?

  3. TheVirtualPreacher
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi Justin,

    Words cannot express how grateful I am for this valuable string of advice. It just works.

    I am really sorry about this late reply. I was on vacation and could not inform you.

    I wish you and your team all the best with the great job you are doing to keep WordPress going....

  4. Lester Chan
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thanks Justin Foell, added to FAQ!

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