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ybizeul Apr 05, 2010 10:55 PM
Not receiving mail notifications.
The mail ystem is working because I receive emails when I create new users. But when subscribed to new content at the root level, I never get emails notifying new content.
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dhiraj Apr 05, 2010 11:00 PM
First up: You cannot get email notifications for activities that you yourself performed. You *must* test with a different user - I hope that's not your problem.

Typical problem #2: If you've set up a different mailserver than localhost, then you need to set up the maildrophost as well. There's a separate config for the asynchronous subscription notifications, you'll find this in the buildout.cfg file in the maildrophost section (just search for smtp in it). Override this in your user.cfg simply by adding the same section and lines, but with different values. You only need to add lines that you want to change.
dhiraj Apr 05, 2010 11:01 PM
Oh, and you have to re-buildout after you do this, of course. But then, you already knew that, right? :)
tprueba Feb 19, 2016 01:38 PM
Hi I have the same problem as ybizeul had but I does not work for me. I have already changed the usser.cfg file by adding:

[maildrophost]
SMTP_HOST=myserver

but when I restart with ./bin/maildropctl start, it says: "Maildrop Error: Invalid SMTP server "localhost:25"

If you could help me it would be great

Thank you in advanced
ybizeul Apr 06, 2010 11:43 PM
Wow, that's just to change SMTP server's address ?
I'm rebuilding right now, I'll let you know if it's working.

Is that mention in docs ? I guess I missed something !

Thanks !
ybizeul Apr 06, 2010 11:56 PM
I just put

[maildrophost]
SMTP_HOST=myserver

in user.cfg, removed .installed.cfg, rebuild, and restarted cyn.in

I understood from the conf that batch is executed every 120s, but I got nothin
dhiraj Apr 07, 2010 12:04 AM
Ok. Check if your notifications are getting spooled - these will land in the directory <buildout>/var/maildrop/spool.

Also, did you start the maildrop daemon? :)
That's ./bin/maildropctl start
It a basic daemon that just polls the spool folder every 120 seconds and enqueues all emails in the folder to your SMTP.
ybizeul Apr 07, 2010 12:15 AM
No, I did not start it, and notifications are present in the spool. Lets see in 2 mn :-)
tprueba Dec 18, 2015 11:45 AM
Hi I have the same problem as you had but Im not familiar with Linux console.
How did you find user.cfg, how did you remove remove .installed.cfg, and how did you rebuild it?

Thank you in advance

Teresa
apavoni Sep 06, 2012 05:06 PM
Hi,

Notification are also not working for me in the standard community installation. Also i'm using an external mail server bu i don't fine any module you described above.

Can someone help?

Many thanks!
Alex
tprueba Dec 18, 2015 11:44 AM
Hi I have the same problem as you had but Im not familiar with Linux console.
How did you find user.cfg, how did you remove remove .installed.cfg, and how did you rebuild it?

Thank you in advance

Teresa
 
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