My email is not working [SMTP set up]

I have been trying to set up the activation email and it’s not working I use outlook with godaddy

Did you follow the email troubleshooting #howto linked from the setup instructions?


No i will have a look now :smile:


I don’t know whats wrong it set it up like this:

Hostname for your Discourse? []:
Email address for admin account(s)? [,]:
SMTP server address? []:
SMTP port? [587]: 587
SMTP user name? []:
SMTP password? [pa$word]: *(My Password)*
Let's Encrypt account email? (ENTER to skip) []: 

I also use a vultr Ubuntu 18.10 x64 server with

1 vCore

2048 MB


I also have a cloudflare DNS

I am also getting this in the log:

Job exception: 504 5.7.4 Unrecognized authentication type []

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Office 365 is not recommended. Use one of the recommended email providers.

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are there any free ones? @itsbhanusharma

mailgun gives 10k emails a month free if you sign up with a valid credit card. After that, their services aren’t too expensive.

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