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  • 18 Dec

    Sending emails using GMail SMTP with OAuth2 authentication

    Q: Sending emails using GMail SMTP with OAuth2 authentication. I am trying to set up an outgoing email notification that will happen when a file moves to it’s destination.

    8th of May 2022, we are working on an update because of: OAuth out-of-band (oob) flow will be deprecated

    Instead of the Google URI urn:ietf:wg:oauth:2.0:oob you’ll have to use a loopback (IP) address as Redirect URI like http://127.0.0.1 or http://localhost

    In this update (version v2022.5.8.0) a redirect port will be added which is only needed during the OAuth2 verification setup.

    Please check: Update Info

     

    A: Yes this is possible.

    First check if you enabled the GMail API in your account: https://support.google.com/googleapi/answer/6158841?hl=en

    Secondly we’ll need credentials ‘Client ID and Client Secret’  for the OAuth2 authentication: https://support.google.com/googleapi/answer/6158857?hl=en&ref_topic=7013279

    We added some screenshots to help you with the setup.

    Limagito File Mover SMTP Setup

    Don’t forget the Security Options:

    Limagito File Mover SMTP Setup

    OAuth2 Setup:

    Limagito File Mover SMTP OAuth2 authentication

    Please add the following information:
    – Authorization Endpoint URL: https://accounts.google.com/o/oauth2/v2/auth
    – Token Endpoint URL: https://www.googleapis.com/oauth2/v4/token
    – Client ID
    – Client Secret
    – Scope: https://mail.google.com/
    – Redirect URI: urn:ietf:wg:oauth:2.0:oob
    Click GET and your browser will open. Follow steps and copy / paste the code from your browser in the ‘Auth Code’ field.
    This will automatically fill in Refresh Token and Access Token. Do not forget to <Save> afterwards.

    Limagito File Mover SMTP OAuth2 authentication

    RunTime Log Result when testing:

    Limagito File Mover RunTime log result

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    If you need any info about this ‘GMail SMTP’ question, please let us know.

    Best regards,

    Limagito Team

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