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Error 1506 when using Send Mail script step with an SMTP server

Question asked by alan.kirtlink on Oct 13, 2009
Latest reply on Nov 12, 2009 by alan.kirtlink


Error 1506 when using Send Mail script step with an SMTP server

Description of the issue

FileMaker Product(s) involved:FileMaker Pro 10.0v3Operating System(s) involved:Mac 10.5.8Haven't tested on WindowsDetailed description of the issue: I was trying to use the Send Mail script step in FMP 10 with an SMTP server and I kept receiving an error 1506.  I verified that all the SMTP settings were correct and tested with different servers and email addresses. Exact steps to reproduce the issue:1.  Create a database2.  Create a script that contains the Send Mail step.  Select SMTP Server in the Send via pop-up.  Hard code in values for the following: SMTP Server  Name Email Address Reply-To Address Outgoing SMTP Server Port = 25 Leave Use Secure Socket Layers unchecked Authentication = None  Main Send Mail dialog  To Subject MessageExpected Result:Email sent via the SMTP server Actual Result:Receive a 1506 errorAny workarounds that you have found:Removing the value from the "Name" field in the SMTP Server settings fixes the problem.