Mail server

Why I need it

You will need to have SMTP ( way to send mail ) because the system will use it to

  • Send password reset email

  • Order related notifications

  • Restaurant owner registration

  • Driver registration

SMTP from shared hosting

This is probably the easiest way to obtain SMTP data. Create an email in your hosting and get note of the credentials. You will need them in the install process.

Then click on "Connect Device". You will find all required info there

Here are some examples how it may look

SSL
Regular
Regular 587
SSL
MAIL_DRIVER=sendmail
MAIL_ENCRYPTION=ssl
MAIL_PORT=465
MAIL_HOST=mail.restoqr.online
MAIL_PASSWORD=*****
MAIL_FROM_NAME="${APP_NAME}"
Regular
MAIL_DRIVER=smtp
MAIL_ENCRYPTION=null
MAIL_PORT=26
MAIL_HOST=mail.restoqr.online
MAIL_PASSWORD=*****
MAIL_FROM_NAME="${APP_NAME}"
Regular 587
MAIL_DRIVER=smtp
MAIL_ENCRYPTION=''
MAIL_PORT=587
MAIL_HOST=mail.restoqr.online
MAIL_PASSWORD=*****
MAIL_FROM_NAME="${APP_NAME}"

3rd Party SMTP providers like SendGrid

SendGrid is the leading SMTP provider. Easy to set up and reliable service.

Get an account here.

This article is important in order to setup your SendGrid SMTP correct.

Required: You need to Authenticate your domain to send emails from. Here is how.

Test your SMTP

MAIL_DRIVER=smtp
MAIL_HOST=smtp.sendgrid.net
MAIL_PORT=587
MAIL_USERNAME=apikey
MAIL_PASSWORD=xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
MAIL_ENCRYPTION=null
MAIL_FROM_ADDRESS='[email protected]'
MAIL_FROM_NAME='Your Project name'