After contacting Digital Ocean support and answering a few questions about my email usage they unblocked port 587 so I can send email now. Thanks for the help.
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RE: Outbound email with Google
Here are the logs when I try to connect to the server, I've manually changed my logs to point to
Aug 25 00:04:00 my.example.com node: Sat, 25 Aug 2018 00:03:59 GMT connect-lastmile Bad Request : Connection timeout Aug 25 00:04:00 my.example.com node: Box POST /api/v1/mail/example.com/relay 400 5003.952 ms - 64 Aug 25 00:04:00 my.example.com node: box:scheduler sync: synchronizing global state with installed app state Aug 25 00:04:00 my.example.com node: box:scheduler sync: done
When trying to telnet the command just freezes on the following
root@my:/home# telnet smtp.gmail.com 587 Trying 188.8.131.52... Trying 184.108.40.206...
Outbound Mail Relay using Amazon SES response timeout
I have followed your instructions on setting up Amazon SES as my outbound mail relay but each time I enter my credentials and press Save I get a "Response timeout" error message.
I have verified my domain and confirmed my account isn't in the Amazon sandbox.
Can you suggest anything else to try?