I'm trying to send TFS alerts via google apps.
I saw a few posts but they all seem to be for older version of TFS....
In TFS 2010 , TFS Alert is sent by Visual Studio Team Foundation Background Job Agent, and it will use the default credentical ( the service account identity) to connect to SMTP Server, you cannot specify the username/pwd.
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I read somewhere that it would work if I created an smtp relay.
Does this sound like something that would work?
I think it maybe work.
1 Create a your own SMTP Server that allow TFSService account to access.
2 The SMTP server then send mail to Gmail
I my first reply, I mean that TFSService account need to access to the SMTP Server.
I setup an smtp relay but how can I go about testing that it is configured correctly?
Did you configure the Delivery Tab, being specific, the Outbound Security, Outbound Connections and Advanced areas?
If you did, any activity like a Build should then trigger an email.