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Actionmailer giving trouble! Mails sent acc. logs, not received...
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Actionmailer giving trouble! Mails sent acc. logs, not received...

Hi Amit, basic steps are:

1 - Install action_mailer_tls:

./script/plugin install git://github.com/collectiveidea/action_mailer_optional_tls.git


ruby script/plugin install git://github.com/collectiveidea/action_mailer_optional_tls.git (in Windows)

2 - set up the account in environment.rb. My setup is only the following (similar of Sugiarto's setting):

  config.action_mailer.smtp_settings = {
  :tls => true,
  :address => 'smtp.gmail.com',
  :port => '587',
  :domain => 'mydomain',
  :authentication => :plain,
  :user_name => 'my_email',
  :password => 'my_password' 

3 - Create a model to send the mail, for example:

class Notifier < ActionMailer::Base

  def notify(customer,sent_at = Time.now)
    subject    'Notification to customer'
    recipients customer.email
    from       'my_email'
    sent_on    Time.now
    body[:customer] = customer 
    part :content_type => "text/html" ,
    :body => render_message("notify" , :customer => customer)

4 - have a template with the contents of email, eg:

in app/view/notifier/notify.html.erb

Test of Email 
Dear Customer:
This email is for.....

5 - Deliver the email, using for example deliver


I hope it was useful.


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I just want to show my config to you:

require 'tlsmail'

  ActionMailer::Base.smtp_settings = {
    :address => "smtp.gmail.com",
    :port => 587,
    :domain => "xxx.com",
    :user_name => "xxx@gmail.com",
    :password => "xxx",
    :authentication  => :login,
    :tls => true

this is my mailer

class Emails < ActionMailer::Base default :from => "Cobboc " def inviteApplied(recipient)

@account = recipient
mail(:to => recipient.email, :subject => "Invite Application received", :content_type => "text/html")

end end

these are my settings for using gmail

config.action_mailer.delivery_method = :smtp
config.action_mailer.smtp_settings = {

:address => "smtp.gmail.com",
:port => 587,
:domain => "mysite.com",
:user_name => "username",
:password => "password",
:authentication => "plain",
:enable_starttls_auto => true


i also added these lines to the environment file, development.rb

config.action_mailer.raise_delivery_errors = true config.action_mailer.perform_deliveries = true

Hi Amit, Gmail uses TLS. Are you using some plugin?

You can try "action_mailer_optional_tls":http://douglasfshearer.com/blog/gmail-smtp-with-ruby-on-rails-and-actionmailer (the same resource in "github":http://github.com/collectiveidea/action_mailer_optional_tls/ ). It is easy to use. Just install the plugin and configure it in environment.rb, as explained in the documentation.

Ifi t's not the issue, can u post some code, so we can help?



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I a trying to send an email with actionmailer and smtp... I am using gmail for smtp to ensure delivery to inbox. I defined the settings in the config block in config/application.rb

the function looks like

def SendEmail(rec) @acc = rec mail(:to => rec.email, :subject => "U got mail!", :content_type => "text/html") end

i also added a default :from => "me@me.com" above the function

now when the method is called, the logs say the email was sent, but i never receive an email... ne idea what is going wrong?

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