Bookstack stores custom settings file
.env within its active directory,
/var/www/bookstack/ this is where you will go to modify most settings within your bookstack instance. Check the GitHub link below for a complete list of environment variables on the active release branch.
APP_URL environment variable must lead with
https:// and end with
Any form of the following will cause URL redirect issues:
To allow BookStacks to send mail using Google's free mail server, ensure that your .env settings within your bookstack directory (
/var/www/bookstack/.env ) contains the below.
# The below url has to be set if using social auth options # or if you are not using BookStack at the root path of your domain. APP_URL=https://knoats.com/ #Mailsettings MAIL_DRIVER=smtp MAIL_HOST=smtp.gmail.com MAIL_PORT=587 MAIL_USERNAMEemail@example.com MAIL_PASSWORD=password MAIL_ENCRYPTION=tls MAIL_FROMfirstname.lastname@example.org
Now head over to Configure Postfix to setup a Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) on your host. If you have a firewall, be sure you open the port you enter for
Once that's done, test sending mail with the command below, where
email@example.com is the destination email address -
echo "This email confirms that Postfix is working" | mail -s "Testing Posfix" firstname.lastname@example.org
As a final step, we can use BookStack's builtin mail test within the Settings->Maintenance panel -
Once we click the button to send a test email, we should see something like the below