WHMCS Email Piping with Google Apps Mail

If you are using WHMCS as your ticketing support and you wish to connect to Google Apps email. You may go through this article.

With this article, Mick Genie assumed that you have the WHMCS installed and work properly. At the same time,  assume that you have the email created with POP mail enabled and MX record pointed to Google Apps Email server.

To check if you have POP mail enabled, refer to step as below.

1. Log into your mailbox.
2. Select on Settings on top right of your Internet Browser.
3. Click on “Forwarding and POP/IMAP” tab.
4. On POP Download section, select on “Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on”.
5. Save it.

In the WHMCS department setting, configure the email setting as detail below.
hostname: pop.gmail.com
port: 995
user: [email protected]

If you done the above setting and still failed with error below,

An Error Occurred: Can’t connect to gmail-pop.l.google.com,995: Connection refused and Host: pop.gmail.com Email: [email protected] An Error Occurred: Too many login failures.

Try to perform telnet as detail below if the connection from your WHMCS server allow port 995.

telnet gmail-pop.l.google.com 995

1. You may try to check if you have firewall and may allow port 995 if it is working.