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Brian Gregory
Brian Gregory on 14 Jun 2021
Commented: Adam Danz on 14 Jun 2021
I am currently running a script in matlab that sends an email out when it is through with a .pdf attachment. This was working flawlessly two days ago and now I can't seem to get it to work.
I am recieving the following error message:
Error using sendmail (line 175)
530 5.7.57 Client not authenticated to send mail. [BLAP220CA0019.NAMP220.PROD.OUTLOOK.COM]
Here is my code:
mail = ''; % false email for forum
password = 'password'; % false pass for forum
mailingList = {''}; % false email for forum
server = '';
props = java.lang.System.getProperties;
messageBody = sprintf(' Good morning team!');
messageBody = sprintf('%s\n\n Here is the data analysis from yesterdays data. Have a great day!', messageBody);
messageBody = sprintf('%s\n\n - Brian Gregory', messageBody);
messageBody = sprintf('%s\n\n\n *This email was generated and sent automatically via MATLAB', messageBody);
sendmail(mailingList, ...
"Data Analysis - "+date, ...

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Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 14 Jun 2021
Edited: Adam Danz on 14 Jun 2021
You probably have to re-enable the feature in your email account (more info for gmail).
If you're using gmail, the link to enable less secure app acces:
Make sure it's turned on.
If that's not the problem I'll remove this answer so your questions is recategorized as unanswered.
Brian Gregory
Brian Gregory on 14 Jun 2021
Yeah I was using outlook but I couldn't figure this feature out on it so I made a gmail because it's easier to manage in my opinion.
Adam Danz
Adam Danz on 14 Jun 2021
If you aren't doing this already, I recommend creating an dedicated gmail account for this purpose that is isolated from your google profile. This opens the doors to security problems but there's no way around it.

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