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My workflow:

  • Email XPerson Start
  • Approval Process

When workflow works the approval process starts but don't send any email. The exchange settings are done. But are SMTP settings really needed?

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Yes they are truly necessary! Please follow the Technet guide for configuring Email for SharePoint 2013

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Ok. If I make it work I'll write back. –  e.ozmen Apr 24 '13 at 13:47
    
My workflow is 2010 in SP 2013. Can it be the reason? –  e.ozmen Apr 26 '13 at 7:06
    
No mather what you will still need smpt for the server to be able to send mails. –  Robert Lindgren Apr 26 '13 at 7:07
    
Thanks, I did the SMTP settings. I forgot the set outgoing email. Now it works. –  e.ozmen Apr 26 '13 at 7:31
    
I make the same settings to another server too but it doesn't work. I compared and checked every services in CA and IIS, every settings for SMTP. I couldn't find anything. Maybe I miss something. Which services should be enabled or need special settings? –  e.ozmen May 2 '13 at 8:30
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I forgot to Configure outgoing email for a specific web application

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Witch is the last step in my link! So please mark it as an answer. –  Robert Lindgren Apr 26 '13 at 7:31
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