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Configuring EFT to Use SMTP Servers that require TLS Authentication

Karla Marsh
EFT Express (SMB) & Enterprise

THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO:

  • EFT v6 and later

DISCUSSION

This article provides the procedure for configuring EFT to use an SMTP server that requires TLS authentication (e.g., Amazon Web Services' SES mail gateway).

  1. Download and install stunnel from https://www.stunnel.org/index.html.

  2. Edit the stunnel.conf file and add the following:

    • [smtp-tls-wrapper]

    • accept = 2525

    • client = yes

    • connect = the SMTP server address:port

    • delay = yes

  3. Make sure you are using the correct mail server address in the .CONF file (replacing sample text above).

  4. Restart stunnel.

  5. Configure EFT to point to the stunnel localhost:2525 and use the credentials you have set up with your server:

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Last Modified: 6 Months Ago
Last Modified By: kmarsh
Type: HOWTO
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