aerc-smtp - SMTP configuration for *aerc*(1)
aerc implements the SMTP protocol as specified by RFC 5321.
SMTP configuration may be done interactively with the :new-account command.
In accounts.conf (see *aerc-config*(5)), the following SMTP-specific options are
Remember that all fields must be URL encoded. The "@" symbol, when URL
encoded, is *%40*.
The meaning of the scheme component is:
SMTP with TLS/SSL
Additionally, you can specify an authentication mechansim like so:
No authentication is required to use this SMTP server. You may omit the
username and password in this case.
Authenticate with a username and password using AUTH PLAIN. This is the
Authenticate with a username and password using AUTH LOGIN. This is an obsolete
protocol, but is required for some common webmail providers.
Specifies the command to run to get the password for the SMTP
account. This command will be run using `sh -c [command]`. If a
password is specified in the *outgoing* option, the password will
take precedence over this command.
Set this to `yes` if the server uses STARTTLS. In that case you should also
use *smtp* instead of *smtps*.
# SEE ALSO
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