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  • Bo Kingo Damgaard 153 posts 442 karma points
    Feb 04, 2019 @ 12:55
    Bo Kingo Damgaard
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    Enable "User invite" function in 7.13.1

    Hi

    I've just installed 7.13.1 and would like to invite a user to the site, but the button is missing - there is only 'Create user'. How do I enable 'Invite user'?

    /Bo

  • Nik 1058 posts 4286 karma points MVP 2x c-trib
    Feb 04, 2019 @ 13:00
    Nik
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    Hi Bo,

    Interesting spot. Have you configured SMTP mail server connection details on your site? If not, that might be the reason why. Umbraco doesn't contain an SMTP mail server so it's probably checking in there for connection details and disabling the invite mechanism as it can't send e-mails without it (hence it can't send the invite).

    Nik

  • Bo Kingo Damgaard 153 posts 442 karma points
    Feb 05, 2019 @ 08:10
    Bo Kingo Damgaard
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    Hi Nik

    Embarrassing. I checked the SMTP settings beforehand, but didn't notice that the setting was actually commented out

    Thanks

    /Bo

  • Dave Mason 6 posts 86 karma points
    Mar 20, 2019 @ 14:11
    Dave Mason
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    A couple of points (7.13.2):

    • If the "smtp from" email is noreply@example.com in the web.config, then this disables the Invite User function as well.
    • The notifications email in umbracoSettings.config appears to be ignored
    • The SMTP and Notofications health checks in the back end will report everything to be OK despite this being disabled
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