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Runtime Error -2147220973 sending email from vba Access 2010 using CDO

Posted on 2014-01-25
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Hi,

I am attempting to use the following code to send emails from my Access 2010 application but keep getting

Runtime error -2147220973 (80040213) The transport failed to connect to the server

This occurs on the
      .Send
line of code

I use gmail on a private domain.  In Outlook the settings for imap are

Incoming IMAP  imap.gmail.com
Outgoing SMTP   smtp.gmail.com

Server Port

IMAP   993 SSL
SMTP   587 TLS

Thoughts on what is not specified correctly in my code.  Thanks

    Dim cdomsg As Object
    
    Set cdomsg = CreateObject("CDO.message")
    
    With cdomsg.Configuration.Fields
        .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusing") = 2
        .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserver") = "smtp.gmail.com"
        .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smptserverport") = 587
        .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpauthenticate") = 1
        .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpusessl") = True
        .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpconnectiontimeout") = 30
        .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusername") = "myemail"
        .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendpassword") = "mypassword"
        .Update
    End With
    
    ' build email parts
    With cdomsg
        .To = "recipient@gmail.com"
        .From = "sender@gmail.com"
        .Subject = "Backup Report"
        .TextBody = "the full message body goes here. you may want to create a variable to hold the text"
        .Send
    End With
        Set cdomsg = Nothing

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I'm using for the smptserverport 465 and it works great
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by:isurgyn
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I will admit I hadn't tried port 465 as Outlook was using 587 but am still receiving the same error message even while using port 465.

I am wondering if it could perhaps be Norton antivirus is the problem.  I will plan to try the code from another computer at my office tomorrow unless you have any other thoughts.

Is their potentially a problem with the TLS?  Obviously I know nothing about this type of communication protocol.
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An additional question is that my email does not have a typical gmail address as we have a private domain although gmail handles all of the email.

As a result this line of code is as follows:

        .Item("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusername") = "myemail@willvision.com"

Perhaps that is an issue here?
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by:Gozreh
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I'm also using CDO for my own domain with gmail, and it should work fine.

but you cant use it with TLS, its only giving you the option smtpusessl=True, so if you will use 587 as smptserverport it will not work, only with port 465 it will do the job great.
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OK I tried the code at the office and it works perfectly.  I think it must be Norton antivirus on my laptop that was the problem.  

Many thanks!
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