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itGeeks

The email reports can be a bit tricky to set up. I don't recall everything I did; I'm just confirming to you that you're not alone; others have issues with it too.

 

One thing to check. Are you entering the actual URL for your email server, such as smtp.mailserver1.verizon.az.com ???

 

I am entering smtp.mydomain.com that's how my domain provider told me to setup my mail clients and thats what I have used for years in outlook and many other mail clients without a problem. This is driving me crazy because I don't understand y its not working other then untangle is broke. Thanks for the reply.

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ikon

If you're not running your own email server, I'm not sure how this would work. When you say 'mydomain', are you referring to a domain you have set up with your ISP?

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itGeeks

If you're not running your own email server, I'm not sure how this would work. When you say 'mydomain', are you referring to a domain you have set up with your ISP?

 

That is correct, The settings I use all the time to send email from Microsoft outlook. the outgoing mail server setting that I use and work fine smtp.mydomainname.com

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pcdoc

I used the built in emails and that worked fine for me. I did not try to use a third party to that function. That said, you will have to use a provider like that supports pop3 using port 25. I had the same issue with setting a warning for the Highpoint cards and ended up using 1and1.com. The issue with your delima on the launchpad uses names not IP and falls into DNS resolution. I am assuming you RDP using the IP address? The problem I ran into is the OpenVPN connections defaults to IP. There is a way to revled the server and computer names but i have not tried it yet.

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I used the built in emails and that worked fine for me. I did not try to use a third party to that function. That said, you will have to use a provider like that supports pop3 using port 25. I had the same issue with setting a warning for the Highpoint cards and ended up using 1and1.com. The issue with your delima on the launchpad uses names not IP and falls into DNS resolution. I am assuming you RDP using the IP address? The problem I ran into is the OpenVPN connections defaults to IP. There is a way to revled the server and computer names but i have not tried it yet.

 

Mike thanks for getting back to me. Well I did try the built in mail before I tried my own mail setting and just to make sure I just tried it again and no dice, It says sent but I never get it and not to rehash what I already said but I did try gmail and outlook/live.com as well, Seems broke to me. On the OpenVPN problem I figured a was a name problem but I wanted to make Shure I have OpenVPN setup correct so please let me run this by you, Should OpenVPN IP address be on the same or different subnet then my internal lan?

 

Thanks for your help

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jmwills

Your ISP could be blocking Port 25 traffic if that is a mandate for the alerts to be sent.

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Mike thanks for getting back to me. Well I did try the built in mail before I tried my own mail setting and just to make sure I just tried it again and no dice, It says sent but I never get it and not to rehash what I already said but I did try gmail and outlook/live.com as well, Seems broke to me. On the OpenVPN problem I figured a was a name problem but I wanted to make Shure I have OpenVPN setup correct so please let me run this by you, Should OpenVPN IP address be on the same or different subnet then my internal lan?

 

Thanks for your help

 

 

The server IP is the same but of course you client is completely different. If you want to verify your vpn is working, RDP into one system or your server while connected using the IP. That will tell you it is working. You can also use the file explorer to view a network device, again with the IP. Then we can work on the DNS portion. I know it is doable. I have the same issue using and VPN software so this is not unique to OpenVPN.

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That is correct, The settings I use all the time to send email from Microsoft outlook. the outgoing mail server setting that I use and work fine smtp.mydomainname.com

 

I didn't make myself clear. Let's forget about Outlook et al for a minute. I'm wondering why the address isn't smtp.yourISPdomainname.com instead of mydomainname.

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itGeeks

I didn't make myself clear. Let's forget about Outlook et al for a minute. I'm wondering why the address isn't smtp.yourISPdomainname.com instead of mydomainname.

 

Hi ikon,

I am sorry because I think I am the one making myself clear so yes we start over on what I use. First of I don't use my ISP mail server for email because I have a company lets call it xyz company and I have registered the xyz company with a domain name of xyz.com threw a domain registry for that domain and they have gave email service as well so in order for me to send and receive email I need to use the following setting, for incoming mail I use pop.xyz.com and for outgoing I use smtp.xyz.com. Further moor I have even tried to use the built in smtp mail server in untangle and that does not require any login settings and that does not work either, Heck the email setting I am trying to use in Untangle I am using in my FiOs router and in RocketRaid for notifications and they work fine. I am convinced Untangle is broke but I hope I am clear now.

 

Thanks for trying to help.

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The server IP is the same but of course you client is completely different. If you want to verify your vpn is working, RDP into one system or your server while connected using the IP. That will tell you it is working. You can also use the file explorer to view a network device, again with the IP. Then we can work on the DNS portion. I know it is doable. I have the same issue using and VPN software so this is not unique to OpenVPN.

 

Hi Mike,

Thank you for getting back to me. I am not sure I understand what you are saying though, You say the server IP is the same but the clients are different? What do you mean by that? I use 192.168.x.x for my internal lan so should that be the address I setup in OpenVPN to hand out or should I use the default of 127.x.x.x in OpenVPN? Sorry but I just want to make sure I have OpenVPN setup right.

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