Using Gmail as an email service

Gmail is a free and reliable email service from Google. If your email server does not provide plussed addressing, you can use Gmail as an alternative.

In this section, we shall create an example account in Gmail (celoxis.acme@gmail.com) and show how to set it up in Celoxis.

Create the Gmail account

Create the celoxis.acme@gmail.com account in Gmail.

Enable access to the Gmail Inbox from Celoxis

Login to celoxis.acme@gmail.com and go to SettingsAdvanced, then click IMAP Enabled under the IMAP Access field. This will enable Celoxis to connect to your Gmail account.

Configure Celoxis

Navigate to Top MenuAdminSite Settings and click on Edit Settings under Actions. Enter information in the tabs as described below and save. Restart Celoxis.

Outgoing Email

Hostsmtp.gmail.com
SMTP Port465
Authentication TypePlain
ProtocolSMTP+SSL
Use STARTTLSYes
Usernameceloxis.acme@gmail.com
Password<gmail-password>
Default Sender Emailceloxis.acme@gmail.com

Incoming Email
Email Addressceloxis.acme@gmail.com
ProtocolIMAP+SSL
Hostimap.gmail.com
Usernameceloxis.acme@gmail.com
Password<gmail-password>
Plussed Symbol+