How to configure SendGrid on cPanel
Configure SendGrid on cPanel is quite a simple task. SendGrid is an email email delivery and management service.
This post will help you to configure SendGrid on cPanel. You can simply do it using “Exim Configuration Manager” option available on WHM. Please go to WHM > Service Configuration > Exim Configuration Manager and open the “Advanced Editor” tab.
You need to edit following sections there:
Search for “Section: AUTH” and add the following.
sendgrid_login: driver = plaintext public_name = LOGIN client_send = : <YourSendGridUsername> : <YourSendGridPassword>
Then, search for “Section: PREROUTERS” and add the following code.
send_via_sendgrid: driver = manualroute domains = ! +local_domains senders = *@<YourDomainHere> transport = sendgrid_smtp route_list = "* smtp.sendgrid.net::587 byname" host_find_failed = defer
Lastly, search for “Section: TRANSPORTSTART” and add the following code.
sendgrid_smtp: driver = smtp hosts = smtp.sendgrid.net hosts_require_auth = smtp.sendgrid.net hosts_require_tls = smtp.sendgrid.net
Save the configuration and send a test email. You can find something with *sendgrid in the email header.
That’s it! Please let us know if you have any questions.
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