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Troubleshooting Gmail Auth

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If you're using Gmail as the SMTP server for SQL Backup Master notifications and are unable to send email correctly, Google may be blocking those sign-in attempts.

 

A common solution is to enable the Allow less secure apps setting within your Gmail account. Note that if your company is using Google Apps, an administrator may need allow users to make this change through the security settings area of the Google Apps admin panel.

 

If your Gmail account is configured to use two-step verification, you'll also need to generate an App password for use by SQL Backup Master.