How to setup and configure ssmtp

Good day my dear Linux Yogi’s,

this article illustrates how to setup and configure ssmtp the send-only smtp server by utilizing a gmail account. It should be fairly easy to adapt this to any other public email service. In order for that to work you have to loosen up your gmail security. Log in to your Gmail account. Click on your Account Picture in the top right hand corner and then select “My Account”. Under “Sign-in & Security” click on “Signing in to Google” then scroll down until you see the option “Allow less secure apps” and switch it on. That is it for the Gmail part. Continue reading “How to setup and configure ssmtp”