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How to: Configure Gmail as Messaging Server without the error "Failed to verify server certificate"

Configure Gmail in ClearPass as Messaging (Email) Server without the error "Failed to verify server certificate"

 

Select Adminstration->External Servers->Endpoint Context Servers

 

In Server, input the following

 

Select Server Type - Generic HTTP

Server Name - mail.google.com

Server Base URL - https://mail.google.com

 

Validate Server - Check Enable to validate the server certificate


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In Certificates, verify the certificates, click Save

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Select Adminisratrion->External Servers->Messaging Setup

 

In SMTP Server, input the SMTP setting

 

Server name - smtp.gmail.com

Connection Security - TLS

Port - 465

User Name - Your_gmail_Username@gmail.com

Password - Your_gmail_password

Verify Password - Your_gmail_password

Default From address - no-reply@your_domain.com

 

click Save


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Re: How to: Configure Gmail as Messaging Server without the error "Failed to verify server cert

Great writeup. Saved me from having to manually find gmail certs. One thing I saw was that I had to use 587 for the port number and the correct selection for security is named StartTLS. Thanks again!

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