Email router logs via Yahoo


Email router logs via Yahoo

Trying to set up email for router logs and when I press Send Log, the log reports “ email failed] (#AUTH005) Too many bad auth attempts.”. I understand Yahoo doesn’t trust it but how can I enable this for sending the logs through Yahoo?
Model: R6400|AC1750 Smart WiFi Router
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Re: Email router logs via Yahoo

Some SMTP servers are more picky than others. If Yahoo refuses you, try another free alternative. GMail worked the last time I looked.


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Just another user.

My network DM200 -> R7800 -> GS316 -> PL1000 -> Orbi RBR40 -> Orbi RBS50Y -> RBS40V
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Re: Email router logs via Yahoo

Yahoo and ymail are poor choices for email period.  I wouldn't even use them as a junk account.


As @michaelkenward mentioned, there are several other alternatives.  I have used both Gmail and Comcast successfully.


To be successful, you need to confirm the following:


-Relay must be supported 

-That you have the account configured properly (example) Gmail requires that you enable "allow connection by less secure apps".


-That you have configured the Router properly with the correct SMTP information, username, password, encryption and port.   


My Logs are mailed once a week, Sundays at 8AM.  Below it what you will see in the log when mail is properly configured.


[email sent to:] Sunday, Jan 24,2021 08:00:07
[Log Cleared] Sunday, Jan 24,2021 08:00:07

~Comcast 1 Gbps/50 Mbps SB8200 > R8000P
~R8000P FW: ~R7000 FW:
~R6400 FW: ~Orbi-AC3000 FW:
~EX3700 FW:

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