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# Mail Service
 
Configure the e-mail service. This is used for:
 
* [Who is Online?](/addons/wio) (WIO) Add-on
* [IDS Rule Updater](https://forum.ipfire.org/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=20965) Add-on
* [IPFire Status eMail (Ipfstatusmail)](https://forum.ipfire.org/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=21846) Add-on - Status emails for IPFire
 
![](configuration/system/mail_service2.png)
![](/configuration/system/mail_service2.png)
 
Enter the needed information and click **Save**.
 
Then click **Send test mail** and check the Mail Server logs at menu **Logs** > **System Logs**. Then go to **Mail** and click **Update**.
 
| Item | Description | gmail example |
| --- | --- | --- |
|**Activate Mail Service** | click to enable the IPFire mail service | ✔ |
|**Mail Sender** * | email sent **from** full email address | myemail@gmail.com |
|**Mail Recipient** * | email sent **to** full email address | sendto@company.com |
|**Mail Server Address** * | Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server | smtp.gmail.com |
|**Mail Server Port** * | Port for SSL: 465 and Port for TLS/STARTTLS: 587 | 587 |
|**Username** | email account username | myemail@gmail.com |
|**Password** | email account password | ••••••• |
|**Use TLS** | click to enable TLS | ✔ |
 
Special characters in password may cause an error
 
 
## Links
* [IPFire forum - Mail Service sendmail segfault](https://forum.ipfire.org/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=21732)
 
**If using Gmail:**
 
* [GMail - Sign in using App Passwords](https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/185833)
* [GMail - Let less secure apps access your account](https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6010255?hl=en)