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Configure Software updates emails with SMTP for Qmail

Software updates emails is an important component of any email communication strategy. In order to ensure delivery of Software updates emails to your customers, reply on a trusted cloud-based email provider like Mailazy as a partner in your growth journey.

Prerequisites

You need to complete these given prerequisites, you can skip the step if you have already completed.

  1. Sign up for a Mailazy account.

  2. Complete Domain Authentication.

  3. Generate the Mailazy Access Key

Integrate Mailazy with Qmail

Qmail does not come with SMTP authentication functionality installed. However you can add the netqmail TLS+SMTPauth patch.

Alternately, you can take a look at Fehcom's very complete description of authentication on mail servers, or just jump down to the section about configuring SMTPAUTH for qmail.

In general, you will need to add the following to /var/qmail/control/smtproutes, but you should verify the actual path and file you need to update.

:smtp.mailazy.com:587 mailazy_apikey mailazy_secret

As with all configuration changes, make sure to restart qmail.

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