Hi, since a few days I cannot send emails anymore with PHPMailer.
Just like that, it gives the "SMTP error: could not authenticate" error.
I'm using the same settings as always, I did nothing. It just stopped functioning.
Tried with PHPMailer libraries 5.0.2 and 5.1. Same thing.

Also tried it with Google smtp server, but no luck, same error.
Anyone else having this issue?

Thanks in advance!



smk-ka’s picture

Status: Active » Postponed (maintainer needs more info)

Could you please try if changing the connection parameters as described in the linked page in #847358: Verify documented Google Mail settings helps?

jvdurme’s picture

Status: Postponed (maintainer needs more info) » Fixed

Hi, I'm verry sorry.. I solved it. My own mistake.
The SMTP password authentication field in PHPMailer says "Change password".
And this field was automatically filled in with the wrong pasword (stored somewhere in Firefox for another account with same username). When I clicked "Save", I didn't know I actually entered a new (and wrong) password.

So, it's fixed.

Thanks for the reply. :)

Status: Fixed » Closed (fixed)

Automatically closed -- issue fixed for 2 weeks with no activity.