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Thread: Mail - Can't send email but can receive it?!?!?

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    Jul 28, 2007
    Plymouth, UK
    Mail - Can't send email but can receive it?!?!?
    I've been using Mail for about a year now, and up until last month it was working fine.

    For some reason, without altering any settings (to my knowledge) I can no longer send email. My outgoing mail server has always been '', and now it no longer works.

    I hear that there have been similar problems involving GoogleMail and Mail.

    If anyone could give me any clue as to what the problem could be I would be very grateful.

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    harryb2448's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    Go into Mail preferences, Accounts, and make sure Outgoing Mail Server is set up correctly. Sometimes by default a number of options are available and have seen wrong option selected.

    If all is well try running Repair Permissions.

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    Dysfunction's Avatar
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    Mar 17, 2008
    Tucson, AZ
    Make sure the port is either 465 or 587
    This machine kills fascists
    Got # ? phear the command line!

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