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Re: sending mail using tls using Emacs under Windows

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: sending mail using tls using Emacs under Windows
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:38:30 +0200

> From: Will Parsons <varro@nodomain.invalid>
> Date: 23 Mar 2015 21:55:52 GMT
> I'd like to be able to send mail using Emacs 24.2.1 under Windows and
> am having difficulties.  With the following in my .emacs file:
> (setq
>  send-mail-function 'smtpmail-send-it
>  smtpmail-smtp-server ""
>  smtpmail-smtp-service 587)
> and a suitable entry in .authinfo:
>  machine login port 587 password xxxxx
> attempting to send a message using the default method "Gnus Message"
> results in:
>  smtpmail-send-it: Sending failed: 530 5.7.0 Must issue a STARTTLS
>  command first. y142sm1414876iod.25 - gsmtp
> Looking under Options => Packages, I see that gnutls is built-in, but
> running gnutls-available-p returns nil.
> Am I missing something?

I'm guessing you didn't install the GnuTLS library.  Your Emacs was
built with it, but it looks for it at run time and doesn't find it.

Try installing from here:

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