[Chugalug] Using g-mail for mass mailings

Alex Smith (K4RNT) shadowhunter at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 05:08:54 UTC 2012


I haven't used it, but Amazon Web Services has a service that sounds
like what you're looking for:

http://aws.amazon.com/ses/

Simple E-Mail Service, or SES.

I can't say much about it, I don't hear about it very much, so I can't
vouch for if it fits your requirements.

Good luck in your search. :)

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 7:45 PM, Nick Smith <nick at nicksmith.us> wrote:
> Google apps (maybe gmail as well?) will only let you send 2000 emails
> a day, after that you can only receive for a 24 hour period.
>
> http://support.google.com/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=166852
>
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 6:39 PM, Stephen Haywood
> <stephen at averagesecurityguy.info> wrote:
>> Set up SPF records for your domain or a sub domain and set up your own SMTP
>> server. Or you could use a script I wrote call Setmail that can act as an
>> open relay. Set it up on an internal server and only allow outbound access.
>> I wrote it to use in Phishing campaigns for social engineering tests.
>>
>> Stephen Haywood
>> Information Security Consultant
>> W: www.averagesecurityguy.info
>> T: @averagesecguy
>>
>> On Oct 15, 2012, at 6:12 PM, wes <wes at the-wes.com> wrote:
>>
>> gmail has very specific rules about email volume:
>>
>> https://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=81126
>>
>> -wes
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I been tasked to figure out how to send receipts via e-mail.
>>> I look at the documentation and all I need is a SMTP mail server and port
>>> # to punch in.
>>> Problem, like many organizations we handle our mail via Gmail.
>>> We have our own domain. But I was wondering (1)if gmail allows outside
>>> apps to access its functionality and (2) won't a spam flag get tripped if I
>>> do a mass mailing?
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