Articles tagged 'actionmailer'

  • Rails 3.1 smtp gmail Errno::ECONNREFUSED Connection refused

    October 9, 2011


    This post was originally published in the Rambling Labs Blog on October 9, 2011.


    I was trying out the rails 3.1 smtp mailer on the sandbox application I use to test all the new stuff and it was throwing this error:

    Errno::ECONNREFUSED in TestController#create
    
    Connection refused - connect(2)
    

    And I had this configuration on config/environments/development.rb:

    Demo::Application.configure do
      # ...
      config.action_mailer.delivery_method :smtp
      config.action_mailer.smtp_settings = {
        enable_starttls_auto: true,
        address: 'smtp.gmail.com',
        port: 587,
        domain: 'gmail.com',
        authentication: 'plain',
        user_name: '<email@yourdomain.com>',
        password: '<password>'
      }
      # ...
    end
    

    I tried quite a number of combinations...

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