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A quick way to tell if the server can sent through the firewall:  From the
server in question, telnet to gmail's smtp server on port 25.  Assuming you
get a connection, you're on the right track.  I usually attempt a full send
via the telnet to ensure it goes through.

On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 1:18 PM, Will Hatch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> When I change the FQDN to smtp-relay.gmail.com it tries to send the test
> email, but the result is:  Could not verify the result of connection test,
> please check your mailbox to see whether an email is received.
>
> I'm still unsure about the firewall blocking outgoing SMTP, but I'm told
> it is unlikely.
>
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 12:36 PM, Will Hatch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I've got MS System Center 2012 partially set up to handle our
>> antivirus/malware woes.  Today I was trying to get email notifications set
>> up, but I'm not having any luck.  We use Gmail, and my understanding is
>> that I need to have SMTP relaying set up on the server, which I have
>> attempted.  But it doesn't work.  Has anyone successfully set this up?  The
>> best directions I've found are here:  https://larslohmann.blogspot.
>> com/2014/09/configure-windows-2012-r2-smtp-server.html
>> <https://larslohmann.blogspot.com/2014/09/configure-windows-2012-r2-smtp-server.html>
>>
>> Thanks for any guidance.
>> --
>> Technical Support Specialist
>> Addison Central Supervisory Union
>>
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