Send .NET App Email via Gmail

Error: The SMTP server requires a secure connection or the client was not authenticated. The server response was: 5.7.0 Must issue a STARTTLS command first. Fix: Step (1): smtp.EnableSsl = true; if not enough: Step (2): “Access for less secure apps” must be enabled for the Gmail account used by the NetworkCredential using google’s settings page:

Allow Inbound Port for Azure VM

From portal.azure.com … Go to “Networking” section of VM. Add Inbound port rule … Port: xxxxx Protocol: Any Note: There maybe firewall port that needs to be open as well. For this, go to “Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security” to add new inbound rule for port xxxxx.

Allow SQL Server Access for Azure VM

From portal.azure.com … Go to “Networking” section of VM. Add Inbound port rule … Port: 1433 Protocol: Any Check List: SQL Server Properties -> Connections -> “Allow remote connections to this server” is checked SQL Server Network Configuration -> TCP/IP is enabled and set to port 1433 Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security -> Inbound... » read more

Setup Mail for SQL Server to use Gmail

SQL Server Mail Account Setup Server name: smtp.gmail.com Port number: 587 This server requires a secure connection (SSL): Checked Basic Authentication: enter your username and password Google Email Make sure “Allow less secure apps” is set to ON Note: for Google Admin users go to Gmail -> Security -> Less Secure Apps Error: You will... » read more

Unable to send email from SQL Server

Error: Message The mail could not be sent to the recipients because of the mail server failure. (Sending Mail using Account 1 (2020-07-23T17:27:13). Exception Message: Cannot send mails to mail server. (Mailbox unavailable. The server response was: 5.7.1 Unable to relay). ) Fix: Make sure the SQL Server Mail Account and Profile are setup correctly.

DNS Propagation

Please be aware that depending on your DNS provider it can take up to 48 hours for the DNS entry changes to propagate. You can verify that the DNS propagation is working as expected by using http://digwebinterface.com/ http://digwebinterface.com

Gmail, Add Additional Email Alias

Gmail Admin https://admin.google.com Add an email alias for a G Suite user You can add up to 30 aliases for each user. Sign in to your Google Admin console. From the Admin console Home page, go to Users. In the Users list, find the user. If you need help, see Find a user account. Click the user’s name to open their account page. Click User information  Email... » read more