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Dingoo
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email settings

Post by Dingoo » Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:35 pm

I am testing the blue iris software to try another capture and alarm system in place of this of Logitech. I receive this line when i test the email connection to send alarms to my mobile. Can some one halp me out here ? Thanks
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Error with user authentication;Server says: 535-5.7.8 Username and Password not accepted. Learn more at
535 5.7.8 https://support.google.com/mail/?p=BadCredentials u29sm193955edd.47 - gsmtp

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TimG
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Location: Nottinghamshire, UK.

Re: email settings

Post by TimG » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:02 am

Hi Dingoo,

I suspected this was due to Google increasing their security, as I had errors with HA equipment sending Gmail emails after a certain date within the past year. I searched the web for your specific error and found this https://support.google.com/mail/thread/5621336?hl=en

That should fix it, but do you really want to reduce the security on your Gmail account ?
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