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How to configure alerts to work with SSL e-mail accounts

In order to send e-mail alerts to accounts requiring SSL (secure socket layer) connection you need to follow these steps:

  1. Download and run SSL add-on from:
    Extra steps for 64-bit installs only: By default EMailerSSL.exe program is installed into AmiBroker 32-bit installation folder – but it is also possible to use it with 64-bit version of AmiBroker with some additional steps:

    1. Create C:\Program Files (x86)\AmiBroker folder (if 32-bit version of AB is not installed)
    2. Run SSLAddOn.exe from the link above
    3. Copy EMailerSSL.exe from C:\Program Files (x86)\AmiBroker folder to C:\Program Files\AmiBroker folder

  2. Configure account in the Tools->Preferences->Alerts, for example GMail configuration looks as follows:

    Email alert configuration for GMail

  3. In certain cases the e-mails may be blocked by default Gmail account settings. If the authentication fails with an error message, it may be required to visit: and switch Access for less secure apps to Enable as shown below:

    Email alert configuration for GMail

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