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Article Id 213771
Description This article describes how to configure FortiManager and Fortianalyzer to use the GMAIL SMTP service.
Scope How to configure Gmail service on FortiManager Fortianalyzer and Gmail to accept the connection.
  1. Gmail account in the FortiManager or FortiAnalyzer:


config system mail
    edit "gmail"
        set passwd "user"

        set port 587
        set secure-option starttls
        set server ""
        set user "test"


Following the configuration in the FortiGate, it is needed to configure the Gmail account to allow connections from less secure applications, in this case, the FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer.


  1. Configure the Gmail account to use an App Password:


An App Password is a 16-digit passcode that gives a less secure app or device permission to access the Google Account.

App Passwords can only be used with accounts that have 2-Step Verification turned on.


  1. Following this, it will be possible to send test email:

    diag test connection mailserver gmail <source SMTP address> <destination SMTP address


  1. Troubleshooting command if any issues:


exe tac report
diagnose debug application fazmaild 255
diag debug enable

diag test connection mailserver gmail <source SMTP address> <destination SMTP address>


  1. Capture and send us the results:

diagnose debug disabl
diag debug reset


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