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Unable to send email alert from Splunk 6.6.0

rohitsurve10
New Member

Hi,

I am new to Splunk. I configured the email Settings and tried to send email through alert.

But with no success i read the python.log file and received the error as below.

ERROR sendemail:443 - (501, '5.5.4 Invalid Email address', u'splunk@DESKTOP-******') while sending mail

Can anyone please help me on this issue. Did i miss any configuration.

Thanx in advance

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lakromani
Builder

Did this work with 6.5.x? When I read your post it looks from me that this is a new error that you get with 6.6.0

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puneethgowda
Communicator

Enable SSL?

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puneethgowda
Communicator

select none in email security and try

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rohitsurve10
New Member

Can you please tell me where i made a wrong configuration ? From where "splunk@DESKTOP-** " is coming ?

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jkat54
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Your from email address needs to be valid as per email RFC standards. Splunk@domain.com for example.

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jkat54
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

If you upgraded from a previous version, make sure you don't have a modified sendemail.py in the bin folder of your search app.

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rohitsurve10
New Member

I installed a new Splunk(6.6.0) not updating .

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jkat54
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

What is the full email address you are using?

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