Sendmail Mailer Driver Settings

Configure Sendmail mailer driver protocol settings for your email server.


Sendmail is an open source software that uses the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) protocol to send emails. The Sendmail application must be installed on your server before you can use it as a mailer driver in ProcessMaker Platform. For more information on Sendmail, refer to Sendmail Open Source.

See the following example containing a configured Sendmail mailer driver.

Configure Sendmail Mailer Driver Settings

Package Required

The Send Email package must be installed.

Permissions Required

Your user account or group membership must have the "Settings: Update Settings" permission to edit email server settings unless your user account has the Make this user a Super Admin setting selected.

See the Settings permissions or ask your Administrator for assistance.

The Sendmail application must be installed before making these configurations.

Configure the following Sendmail settings as necessary:

  1. Create a new email server configuration. The settings for the new email server display. By default smtp is selected as the mailer driver.

  2. Select the sendmail option, and then click Save. The settings for the Sendmail email server display.

  3. Enter the email address that this server uses to send emails, and then click Save.

  4. Enter the person or company name that sends the email, and then click Save.

Example Sendmail Mail Server Configuration

Consider the following example for a Sendmail mailer server configuration:

  • Mailer driver: sendmail

  • Sender Email:

  • Sender Name: LouisCanera

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