How to configure mailbox in Google Apps for user-friendly incoming email addresses for discourse categories (with screenshots)


(Tobias Eigen) #1

I had a bit of trouble figuring out how to set up the mailbox in google apps to work with Discourse so that there is a user-friendly incoming email address for each category. Here are some screenshots that show how I did it. Tested and it seems to be working well.

In summary: assuming the domain name is foo.com, there’s an email mailbox discourse@foo.com for handling all discourse-bound mail, using discourse+replykey@foo.com to handle matching replies to topics and aliases for the mailbox to handle incoming mail for eg categoryname matched with nice email address categoryname@foo.com.

Google Apps settings from “Manage this Domain”

Discourse email settings

Discourse category settings


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