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What is Mailgun?
Mailgun is an email automation service that provides APIs and other tools for businesses to send, receive and track emails. Mailgun is commonly use to integrate email functionality into applications or websites.
What is Mailgun authentication to Aloware?
Mailgun authentication to Aloware enables the use of Mailgun API to send and receive emails on behalf of the user.
You must have a Mailgun account and a verified domain associated with the account.
Only admins can integrate Aloware and Mailgun.
Authenticating Mailgun with Aloware
In your Aloware account, navigate to Integrations menu
Go to the Mailgun card, and click the Settings button
In the Mailgun Integration Settings, you need to add your Mailgun Private API key:
Note - when you click the here text, it redirects you to Mailgun login page
To get your Mailgun API key:
Login to your Mailgun account > click the drop-down arrow beside your profile name > select API keys
In the API security tab, click the eye icon to display the Private API Key > select to copy
Now, paste the Private API Key, and click the Test button
Configure Mailgun settings (required):
Mailgun Domain - this is the domain you will use to send email using the Mailgun account.
Sender Address - your business email address that reflects the "From" in recipient's email (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sender Name - the business name displayed in the inboxes of your recipients (e.g. Aloware Dev)
Click the Save button
Send an email to test Aloware and Mailgun integration.