Email Listener Communications via GMail - Part II: Configuring SMTP Over SSL
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Email over SSL is new in
For the first part please see: Email Listener Communications via GMail - Part I: Importing the SSL Certificate. The article Lifting the Hood on JavaMail Communications may prove useful for troubleshooting connectivity problems.
Below are the properties that will be used to connect to GMail via SMTP. Note that the property 'mai
Enabling the properties may require a full restart of the Websphere server instance hosting IBM Maximo 188.8.131.52.
Note: In this article only two GMail addresses will be used (servreq.user and servreq.listener). The account servreq.listener will be used to authenticate with the SMTP server. Your IBM Maximo system may have separate accounts for SMTP authentication and the listener.
Testing the SMTP Connection
If mail.debug is enabled, the complete communication stream between the JavaMail API and the email server will be visible in the SystemOut log. In this snippet the SMTP connection over SSL is apparent:
User PETE has received his new password via GMail.
Stay tuned for Part III.