Send email from WNR3500L

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Router is running Tomato by Shibby.

First install Optware (see how to install here steps 1 to 6).

Then install msmtp:

ipkg install msmtp

Edit the configuration file (you may have to install nano "ipkg install nano"):

nano /opt/etc/msmtprc
account default
host smtp.gmail.com
port 587
auth on
user account@gmail.com
password password
auto_from on
from account@gmail.com
tls on
tls_starttls on
#tls_trust_file /opt/etc/ca-certificates.crt
# Use "tls_certcheck off" if you don't have ca-certificates.crt file.
tls_certcheck off
# Log to a separate file; use with no options to disable this feature
# logfile /opt/logs/msmtp
# Uncomment if you want to log to syslog facility, which is disabled by default
syslog LOG_MAIL

Test it:

echo -e "Subject: subject \n\nThis is the body" | msmtp anotheraccount@gmail.com

Done :)

If you use Gmail you might need to allow less secure apps: https://myaccount.google.com/lesssecureapps

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