ORA-29279 Using UTL_SMTP to Send Email via Email server Requiring Authentication (Doc ID 303321.1)

Last updated on MARCH 26, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 9.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Checked for relevance on 26-Oct-2015***

Symptoms

Using UTL_SMTP to send email via an email server that requires authentication when sending email to an external email address fails with following error:

ORA-29279: smtp permanent error: 504 unrecognized authentication type

Cause

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