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How to set up the email notifications at Brekeke SIP Server

Use the steps below to configure mail settings for sending notification emails such as system alerts and voice mails (if Brekeke PBX).

Set up the email account for sending emails

1. Go to [Email] > [Settings] page.

2. Set the mail account settings.
Here are example settings for using Gmail*.

 SMTP Server
 SMTP Port  465
 SMTP authentication  on
 Encrypted Connection (SSL)  on
 POP3 Server
 POP3 Port  995
 User  <Your Gmail address>
 Password *1, *2  <Your Gmail password>
 Email address  <Your Gmail address>

*1. For using Gmail, enable “Less secure apps” and execute DisplayUnlockCaptcha in Gmail account.

*2. When using Gmail, after May 30, 2022, in order to improve the security of Google, it is necessary to set “App Password” in [Password]. Please refer to here for setting the App password. 


3. Go to [Email] > [Settings] page for sending a test email.

4. Troubleshooting:  If you can not send a test email, here is a checklist.

  • Check the username and password.
  • Check the SMTP and POP ports
  • Check whether the host names of SMTP Server and POP Server can be resolved by DNS.
  • Check whether a firewall is blocking email traffic.
  • Check /etc/hosts  (Linux) or C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts (Windows) has the server machine’s hostname as


Set up notification email recipients

1. Go to [System Administrators] and click a User ID which you want to set a recipient email address.

2. Set the email address at [Email Address] field.

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