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Email Setup 6.1

Started by jem5136, September 27, 2022, 08:16:21 AM

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I'm trying to setup email in 6.1, I've used all the same settings from when I was in v6.0 (when the email was working). But after upgrading to 6.1 I keep getting an error every time I try to send an email, screenshot is attached. I've never seen this before. I've tried 2 different email addresses, one of them a Gmail address the other is from my own domain- both worked on v6.0 but I get nothing on 6.1.

Though setting up email isn't necessary, it is convenient since my display is remote and I like getting a notification when the show starts/ends. 


Same issue here on 6.1. Sorry I don't have a solution... just letting you know you're not the only one  ;D


I just tried it on both of my FPP instances.  Both are set to use a gmail account that has an app specific password for the FPP instances.  That has worked in the past (not sure how recently I have tested that - but it does send me an E-Mail upon startup).  Both FPP instances showed the E-Mail sent from the E-Mail setup page when sending a test E-Mail, but I did not receive any E-Mails for startup or the test.
Version Info 
FPP Version:6.1
Platform:BeagleBone Black (PocketBeagle)
FPP OS Build:v2022-07
OS Version:Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye)
Hardware Serial Number:1744GPB50414
Kernel Version:5.10.109-fpp
System Boot Time:2022-10-17 21:19:22
fppd Uptime:04:13
Local Git Version:9febee3 ChangeLog (Update is available)
Remote Git Version:ddc77ff Preview Changes
Using LOR (mostly SuperStar) for all sequencing - using FPP only to drive P5 and P10 panels.
My show website:



Using LOR (mostly SuperStar) for all sequencing - using FPP only to drive P5 and P10 panels.
My show website:



Logged into shell and there was mail waiting.  Service messages that mail could not be delivered:
    host []                                                                                                                              
    SMTP error from remote mail server after pipelined end of data:                                                                                                 
    530-5.7.0 Authentication Required. Learn more at                                                                                                                
    530 5.7.0 136-20020a62168e000000b005626c3e5fdbsm8188432pfw.143 - gsmtp                                         

App specific password is correct (confirmed).

Using LOR (mostly SuperStar) for all sequencing - using FPP only to drive P5 and P10 panels.
My show website:



Google and Microsoft changed their SMTP authentication requirements last May.  Has been a PITA for a lot of folks.  In general the @k6ccc link displayed will have to be followed in order for a device to send mail now.  Microsoft will have a similar link.  I don't think yahoo's requirements have changed yet.

Update:  After my cup of coffee, I realized 6.0 was released after this date, and everyone most likely is already aware of this.  You are welcome for the worthless response! :)

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